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Seven trapped as coal mine flooded in China

By PTI
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Beijing, Nov 23: At least seven workers have been trapped underground after a coal mine shaft was flooded in east China's Jiangxi province.

A total of 21 miners were working underground when the flooding occurred last night in a village in Yuanzhou District of Yichun city. So far, 14 persons have been rescued, while seven others remain trapped.

China: 7 trapped in coal mine

Underground communication has been restored, rescuers are installing pumping equipments to rescue those trapped inside, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Doctors and local officials have joined the rescue operation.

PTI

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