Six persons were trapped today in a coal mine flood in China's northwest Shaanxi province. A pit of Bandingliangta Coal Mine in Daliuta Township in the resource-rich Shenmu county was flooded, the county government said in a statement. Of the seven miners working in the pit, only one managed to escape, it said. Rescuers are still searching for the trapped miners, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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