East China iron ore mine flood traps 21 underground

Rescuers arrange pumping appliance at the entrance of an iron ore mine owned by Zhengdong Mining Co. Ltd in Weifang City, east China’s Shandong Province, July 11, 2011 (mobile phone photo). Twenty-one workers were trapped underground when water flooded the iron ore mine at around 11 p.m. (1500 GMT) Sunday, the local government said early Monday. (Xinhua/Sun Shubao)

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