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5 trapped in N China's coal mine flooding

Updated: 2013-08-01 09:28
( Xinhua)

TAIYUAN - Five miners have been trapped underground after flooding occurred at a coal mine in Pingding county, North China's Shanxi province Wednesday night, according to the county authorities.

The flooding happened in the mine owned by Guzhou Weifeng Mining Co Ltd at around 7 pm Wednesday. Rescue is under way.

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