On March 28, 153 coal miners were trapped in the Wangjialing mine in Shanxi Province, northern China when the mine was suddenly flooded with water. More than one week later an amazing rescue is taking place. According to a CNN report, so far rescue workers have managed to save 115 miners. Two hundred people, as part of 50 rescue groups, were working around-the-clock to drain water, monitor gas and pull out miners, said Wang Jun, governor of Shanxi province where the mine is situated. On average, seven miners die every day in China, where safety levels are improving, yet still…
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