China Coal Mine Explosion

Explosion in Chinese coal mine kills 20, traps 17 - A dawn explosion in a central China coal mine killed 20 and trapped 17 workers underground Saturday, and rescue efforts were threatened by high gas levels and falling coal.

The blast came shortly after the world was riveted by Chile's dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners after they spent more than two months underground.

Read more - MSNBC: Explosion in Chinese coal mine kills 20, traps 17