Chinese mine flooding March 31st. Rescue efforts.


Roundup: Foreign press lauds China's rescue efforts in coal mine accident Wednesday, April 07, 2010 3:26 AM
BEIJING, Apr. 7, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) -- After more than 190 hours of continuous hard work and scientific rescue operation, 115 of the 153 miners trapped in a flooded mine in northern China have been pulled out alive.
The rescue operation not only represented a miracle of life, but also marked an unbelievable achievement in China's history of disaster relief.
In recent days, the story of the Chinese government's all-out efforts to save those trapped miners received extensive and positive coverage in a number of major media organizations in Russia, the United States, Germany, France and other countries.
Other sources, AP and MSNBC, AL Jazeera (English), France TV etc.
Also mentioned was that over 1000 workers had been involved in the rescues.
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