ANCHOR: Todays' top story: in China there have been more deaths in the mining industry. Fifteen coal miners have perished in a gas explosion at the Changlong mine in Qitaihe City, Heilongjiang Province. Three members of a mine rescue team died in a cave-in today while trying to retrieve the bodies of the miners. Authorities say the privately owned mine was operating legally at the time of the accident. The cause of the blast is still under investigation. Chinas mining industry is the deadliest in the world. In the first 10 months of this year, almost three thousand Chinese miners have died in explosions, gas leaks, flooding and cave-ins.
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