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Note shows trapped Chinese miners still alive after blast

Twelve mine workers are still alive a week after an explosion trapped them in an underground gold mine in China’s Shandong province, a note from the workers has revealed, according to state news agency Xinhua.

 Note shows trapped Chinese miners still alive after blast  Note shows trapped Chinese miners still alive after blast  Note shows trapped Chinese miners still alive after blast  Note shows trapped Chinese miners still alive after blast  Note shows trapped Chinese miners still alive after blast

Twenty two miners are believed to be trapped underground in Shandong Wucailong Investment's Hushan mine in the city of Yantai in China’s eastern province of Shandong. Image courtesy of Xinhua/Wang Kai

The blast at the Hushan mine, located in the city of Yantai in China's eastern province and owned by Shandong Wucailong Investment Co - a subsidiary of Zhaojin Mining, took place on January 10,