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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “21 workers trapped in flooded mine in China’s Xinjiang” – below is their description.
Rescuers are trying to reach 21 coal miners trapped hundreds of metres below ground in China.
They became trapped after the mine in the northern province of Xinjiang flooded on Saturday.
Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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