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9 trapped in Mexico coal mine collapse

Xinhua
04 Aug 2022, 13:30 GMT+10

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- At least nine miners are believed to be trapped underground after a coal mine caved in in Mexico's northern Coahuila state, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday.

The collapse of the mine in the town of Sabinas caused a sinkhole to flood, presumably trapping the miners, Lopez Obrador tweeted.

"We hope to find them safe," he added.

Rescuers have rushed to the site and the investigation is underway.

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