|Photo taken with a mobile phone shows rescuers at the accident site after gas outburst occurred in Dongfang Coal Mine in Xiejiaji istrict of Huainan City, east China's Anhui Province, Aug. 19, 2014. More than 20 people have been missing in the accident which happened in the early morning on Tuesday. (Xinhua)|
HUAINAN, Anhui, Aug. 19 -- More than 20 people have been missing in a coal mine gas outburst Tuesday in east China's Anhui Province, local authorities said.
The accident occurred in Xiejiaji District of Huainan City in the early morning, according to the city government.
Rescuers are on the way.