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.

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.

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