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21 Chinese miners trapped by underground flood in Xinjiang coal mine

Part of the mine flooded resulting in energy outages simply after 6 p.m. native time Saturday when 29 miners had been working on the mine positioned in Xinjiang’s Hutubi county, the report stated.

In a separate report, state media outlet Global Times stated 12 of the miners who stay trapped have been positioned within the mine as of Sunday and are anticipated to be rescued, whereas an extra 9 employees haven’t been positioned.

Rescue workers stand near a banner which reads "home is waiting for your return" at the entrance to a flooded coal mine in Hutubi county in Xinjiang on Sunday.

Chinese mines are among the many deadliest on the earth.

Ten gold miners had been confirmed useless in January following an explosion in a mine in China’s coastal Shandong province.

In December final 12 months, 23 individuals had been killed after being trapped in a mine within the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing. Three months earlier, 16 individuals died in a separate coal mine in the identical space.

State media on Sunday stated rescue efforts within the Xinjiang mine had been ongoing.

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