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Miners rescued from flooded pit in south-west China

All 29 workers trapped underground in a flooded coal mine in south-west China have been rescued.

Chinese state television showed pictures of the miners being brought out of the mine, one by one, on stretchers.

The rescue operation took place at the Batian pit near Neijiang city in Sichuan province, state media reported.

  • 22 Nov 2010