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Quarry landslide kills 6, one missing

NANCHANG, March 30 — A landslide in a quarry in east China's Jiangxi Province has claimed six lives, with one other person missing, local authorities said on Sunday.

The accident happened at 5 p.m. on Saturday, trapping seven workers, according to a statement from the provincial work safety bureau.

The quarry is owned by Jincheng mining company in Shanggao County, Yichun City.

As of 11 a.m. on Sunday, it was confirmed that six miners had died in hospital.

Rescue efforts are continuing for the missing worker, the statement said.(PNA/Xinhua)

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