Xinjiang: 21 coal miners trapped underground as flooding cuts power

//Xinjiang: 21 coal miners trapped underground as flooding cuts power

Xinjiang: 21 coal miners trapped underground as flooding cuts power

Rescuers were working on Sunday to reach 21 workers trapped in a coal mine in west China’s Xinjiang region after flooding cut power underground and disrupted communications, state media reported.The accident happened at the Fengyuan coal mine in Hutubi county about 6.10pm on Saturday, when staff were carrying out upgrading works at the site, Xinhua said.Eight of the 29 workers who were at the scene have been rescued from the mine, according to preliminary reports.Rescuers have located the…

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