Chinese rescuers have pulled 114 miners from a flooded coal mine in northern Shanxi province more than a week since the accident occurred, dozens of them rescued on Monday.
“It is a miracle in China’s mining rescue history,” Luo Lin, head of the State Administration of Work Safety waiting at the pit entrance, was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency.
Rescuers were continuing the search for 39 trapped miners, the agency said.
Shanxi Communitst Party chief Zhang Baoshun was quoted as saying most of the survivors were believed to be in stable condition.
(Reporting by Jacqueline Wong; Editing by Nick Macfie)