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2 miners killed in blast at Colorado mine; 20 hurt

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2 miners killed in blast at Colorado mine; 20 hurt

Two miners are dead and 20 others injured after an accident at the Revenue-Virginius mine in Ouray, said Marti Whitmore, spokeswoman for Ouray County.

Twenty people, one of them in critical condition, were taken to hospitals in the area after an accident at the mine was reported to the sheriff’s office after 7:20 a.m. The mine is 6 miles south of Ouray.

All but two miners have been treated and released, Whitmore said.

Denver Post

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