Three dead in China mine collapse

Beijing, July 2 (IANS) At least three miners were killed while 19 were trapped in a mine collapse in China Saturday, officials said.

The incident took place in Heshan city in Guangxi Zhuang province, Xinhua reported.

The coal miners are trapped in a mine shaft located more than 300 metres underground.

A rescue team has been sent down to locate them, the officials said.