20 trapped in coalmine accident in China
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20 trapped in coalmine accident in China

The mine’s roof collapsed in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted officials as saying.

world Updated: Jan 13, 2019 00:33 IST
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Twenty workers were trapped in a Chinese coal mine after its roof collapsed. (Representational Image)(REUTERS)

Twenty workers were trapped in a Chinese coal mine after its roof collapsed, local officials said on Saturday.

The mine’s roof collapsed in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, state-run Xinhua news agency quoted officials as saying.

The accident happened in the city of Shenmu around 6 pm local time. Rescuers have rushed to the scene.

First Published: Jan 12, 2019 21:28 IST