Five killed, one missing in coal mine accident in China

Five miners were killed while one worker was missing due to a flood in a shale mine in central China's Hunan Province, official media reported on Saturday.

PTI| Updated: Mar 28, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Beijing: Five miners were killed while one worker was missing due to a flood in a shale mine in central China's Hunan Province, official media reported on Saturday.

The first body was found at 11:55 pm local time yesterday and another four this morning.

The accident took place on Monday night at a carbonaceous shale mine in Sangzhi county, state-run Xinhua news agency reported, citing the county government's information office.

Rescuers are stilling searching for the missing miner.