Relatives of 172 trapped workers clash with security forces at site of flooded mine.
Friday’s accident at the Huayuan Mining Co located 450km south of Beijing is the latest to strike China‘s coal mining industry, the world’s deadliest.
Rescuers at the Huayuan mine were using industrial pumps to siphon water from the mie as experts analysed data in an effort to pinpoint the location of the trapped miners.
“You would think an official could come and tell us what’s going on, whether there are any signs of life, are they dead or alive”
On Sunday dozens of distressed relatives clashed with guards after hearing rumours that rescue operations had been abandoned.