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Chinese miners rescued from flooded pit

All of the 29 miners trapped in a Chinese mine following a flood on Sunday, have been brought back to the surface.

Experts say pumps at the mine in Sichuan Province drained an estimated 4,000 cubic metres of water to make the rescue mission possible.

China's mines are the deadliest in the world, more than 2,500 people were killed in coal mine accidents in 2009.

Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

  • 22 Nov 2010
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