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Dozens trapped as coal mine explodes in Iran


#Iran: More than 50 miners are trapped after an explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran, state media reports say, 2 people are reported to have been killed and 25 others wounded by the blast at the Zemestan-Yurt mine, near Azadshahr in Golestan province. One emergency services spokesman said that 16 people had managed to escape.