Seven trapped in flooded coal mine
CANADA Seven miners were trapped underground in a flooded coal mine in Yichun, according to local authorities. A total of 21 miners were working underground when the flooding occurred at 11:10 pm on Tuesday in a shaft in the city’s Yuanzhou district. As of 8 amonWednesday, 14 miners had been rescued, while seven others remained trapped. Underground communication had been restored, and workers were installing pumping equipment to rescue the trapped miners.