Latest News:  
Beijing   Cloudy    21 / 14   City Forecast


Thirteen miners trapped in flooded mine in NE China


08:18, October 13, 2011

HARBIN, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Thirteen miners were trapped underground in a flooded coal mine in the city of Jixi in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said Thursday.

The accident happened at a coal mine in Jidong County at around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, an official with the Jixi government said.

The rescue operation is underway. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.


Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. Gary Locke visits primary school in E China

  2. China wins men's team title in gymnastics worlds

  3. South Koreans protest against South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement

  4. Works of Picasso at China Pavilion

Most Popular

What's happening in China

Chinese Farmer Painting Pavilion in Jilin opens

  1. Taobao chaos after fee-rise protest
  2. Drunken hit, run on cop brings charges
  3. Beijingers can rent helicopters for emergencies
  4. Shanxi building specialized apple market
  5. Student pilots in kiss photos told to rest

PD Online Data

  1. Challenge to the traditional view of love and marriage
  2. House means happiness? Young Chinese' home-owning dream
  3. Fighting AIDS,China is acting
  4. Worldwide Confusius Institutes
  5. Chinese Qingming Festival