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36 miners missing in Guizhou coal mine flooding
Updated: 2004-12-12 22:16

Thirty-six people were trapped underground Sunday in a flooded coal mine in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, local authorities said.

The accident occurred at around 12:30 Sunday when 80 miners were working underground in Tianchi Colliery located in Xujiaba Town of Sinan County. Forty-four workers were rescued and the other 36 still missing.

No casualties have been reported.

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