Mine in China Flooded, 11 Miners Trapped

BEIJING, March 22 (UPI) — An iron and metals mine in China’s central Henan province flooded Monday, trapping 11 miners, authorities said.

Rescue efforts were under way.

The flooding at the mine in Zhumadian city occurred early in the morning, Xinhua news agency reported. Details about the cause and the extent of the flooding were not immediately available.

The trapped miners are employees of Shunda Mining Co. Limited, city officials said.

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