5 Missing in Coal Mine Flooding in Shaanxi Province of China
Local media reported that 5 people went missing after a coal mine was flooded in the city of Yulin in northwest China's Shaanxi Province. The accident took place at 3:25 PM on 15 July 2021 in a shaft of a coal mine in Huangliang Township of Yuyang District. There was also an inrush of sand in the working area, according to the district government.
Several rescue teams are currently working at the site.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.