In the Xinjiang region of China, 21 miners were trapped in flooded mines. Chinese state media reported that eight miners have been rescued.
The accident happened while working in the mine last night. It seems that the workers are surprised by the water.
Of the 21 miners detained, 12 have been found. The rescue service tried to pump water there.
More frequent accidents
Coal mine accidents occur more frequently in China. At the beginning of this year, 22 miners were trapped after a mine exploded. Ten people died and the rest were saved.
Last December 23 miners Enter a coal mine in the southwestern city of Chongqing in China.