A miner was rescued from a gold mine in northern China on Sunday morning and rushed to hospital for therapy, state broadcaster CCTV stated, after being trapped 14 days under floor by an explosion.
The miner was “extremely weak”, in response to a put up on CCTV’s Weibo microblog web site. TV footage confirmed the exhausted miner, a black blindfold throughout his eyes, being lifted out of the mine shaft and coated in a blanket earlier than being carried away by rescue employees.
Twenty-two employees had been trapped within the Hushan mine by the Jan. 10 blast in Qixia, a significant gold-producing area beneath the administration of Yantai in coastal Shandong province.
One miner has died and 11 haven’t been involved with rescue groups, in response to a Xinhua report from final week.
The rescued miner was present in a special part of the mine from a gaggle of 10 males who’ve been receiving provides of meals.
Officials stated on Thursday it might take one other two weeks to clear “severe blockages” earlier than they might drill shafts to achieve the ten males