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30 May, 2008 02:25

Roof collapse traps six in coal mine

Six people are trapped under rubble after an accident at a West Siberian coal mine in Russia’s Kemerovo region. Eleven people have been evacuated from the pit.

The roof collapsed during repair works at the mine, located in the city of Mezhdurechensk.

Reports say there was no explosion, but the cause of the accident is not yet known.