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13 miners trapped in flooded shaft in China

13 miners trapped in flooded shaft in China

State media says 13 miners are trapped underground in a flooded coal shaft in northwestern China.
The official Xinhua News Agency said the workers were caught inside the shaft when water gushed into the mine in Jinta, a county in Gansu province, on Sunday morning.
It said three men were safely lifted out.
An official from the State Administration of Work Safety in Beijing confirmed 13 men remain trapped. He declined to give his name as is customary.
No other details were immediately available.


Updated : 2021-06-18 10:32 GMT+08:00