China: 12 trapped workers alive after gold mine blast in Shandong province

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China: 12 trapped workers alive after gold mine blast in Shandong province” – below is their description.

    At least 12 of 22 miners trapped by a blast at a gold mine in China are alive, Chinese state media report. It has been over a week since the blast occured at the site in the city of Qixia, Shandong province. Rescue efforts continued as holes were drilled to search for the remaining 10 workers trapped in the mine. They are believed to be at least 600m (1969ft) underground.

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