Another two people are considered missing. Search and rescue operations are continuing.
On Tuesday, at least 11 people were reportedly killed and over 20 blocked inside the mine in Liaoning province after a truck carrying explosives detonated near its entrance.
#Beijing Twenty-three workers have been rescued out of an iron-ore mine in China's northeast Liaoning Province, which claimed eleven lives and wounded nine others, the officials confirmed on Wednesday.— Radio News Srinagar (@radionews_sgr) 6 июня 2018 г.
According to reports, the explosion damaged the mine shaft that was more than 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) deep.
Earlier, in May, a blast at a coal mine in China's Hunan province killed 2 workers and another three are missing, the Hunan coal mine safety regulation bureau said.