5 killed, 6 trapped in mine accident
Five miners have been confirmed dead, and six remain trapped in a coal mine after a gas outburst in Badong county, local authorities said on Tuesday. The incident occurred at about 8 pm on Monday at Xinjia Coal Mine. Sixteen workers were at the coal seam where the outburst occurred. Five managed to escape. By Tuesday afternoon, rescuers had retrieved five bodies. A search for the trapped miners is underway.