Eleven miners trapped in central China coal mine blast

Added On February 14, 2017

 CHANGSHA, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Eleven people went missing after a blast hit a coal mine in central China's Hunan Province, Loudi city authorities said on Tuesday.

The blast occurred at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday at Zoubao Coal Mine in Loudi, with 29 people working underground. Seventeen people have been lifted out of the shaft unhurt and one is injured. Rescue operation is underway.