Christmas Eve fire leaves miners trapped

A FIRE broke out in a coal mine in south-west China’s Guizhou province on Christmas Eve, leaving 12 miners trapped underground.

Angie Tomlinson

The fire began at about 11:20pm on Saturday at the Xiangshui coal mine, official news agency Xinhua reported.

 

The fate of the trapped miners is unknown and the cause of the fire has not been discovered.

 

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