A miner is rescued from the mine in in Samenxia
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Chinese miners rescued after cave-in

Emergency teams have rescued 45 miners who were trapped for more than 36 hours in a coal mine in Samenxia, Central China.

Eight miners were rescued on Friday while 14 escaped soon after the accident late on Thursday.

Officials said eight miners were killed in the cave-in, which occurred after a minor earthquake.

Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

  • 05 Nov 2011