Published September 25, 2012 | 1:22 pm
Regina:Twenty miners are reportedly trapped underground at a mine owned by Potash Corp. in Rocanville, Saskatchewan, a company spokeswoman told CBC.
The miners were trapped after a fire broke out at the mine on Tuesday.The miners are said to be underground in a refuge area. The 20 people can communicate with the outside and are not in immediate danger, CBC has been told.
A mine rescue team is trying to extinguish the fire. Nine workers have been rescued.
The town of Rocanville is about 230 km east of Regina. PotashCorp is said to be the world’s largest fertilizer company by capacity.