China’s national news agency Xinhua, citing a local emergency department, said eight miners were rescued and 21 remained trapped in a flooded coal mine in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China. I reported.
A part of the mine was flooded after 6 pm on Saturday (local time) when 29 miners were working at a mine in Hutubi County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, leading to a power outage, the report said.
In another report, the Global Times in the state media predicted that 12 of the trapped miners would be found and rescued as of Sunday, but no more 9 workers were found. Said that.
Chinese mines are one of the deadliest in the world.
Ten gold miners were confirmed dead in January after an explosion at a mine in Shandong Province on the Chinese coast.
During December 23 people died after being trapped in a mine in southwestern Chongqing.. Three months ago, 16 people died in another coal mine in the same area.
State media on Sunday said rescue operations at the Xinjiang mine were underway.