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Seven trapped as coal mine flooded in China

A total of 21 miners were working underground when the flooding occurred last night in a village in Yuanzhou District of Yichun city.

So far, 14 persons have been rescued, while seven others remain trapped.

Underground communication has been restored, rescuers are installing pumping equipments to rescue those trapped inside, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Doctors and local officials have joined the rescue operation.

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