In China, eleven miners trapped in a flooded mine

© AP Photo / Ng Han GuanСкорая help. Archival photoIn China, eleven miners trapped in a flooded mine© AP Photo / Ng Han Guan

Coal mine in northeast China’s Shanxi province was flooded late Monday night, 11 people trapped underground, reports on Tuesday Agency Sinhua.

Information that live there are locked in the mine people, yet.

Strong rains on Monday in all the Northern part of China, the streets of some settlements, especially in rural areas, were flooded.

Chinese mining industry is one of the most dangerous in the world, annually in the faces, killing thousands of miners. Against this background, in recent years, the authorities are actively working to enhance security. So, in the beginning of March 2015, the state administration of China on work safety announced the intention to close 5 thousands of small mines in the mining industry across the country to reduce the number of fatalities.