China News Service, Qixia, January 18 (Yang Bing Wang Jiaoni) The reporter learned from the rescue site of the Wushan gold mine explosion accident in Qixia, Shandong Province on the morning of the 18th that through the unremitting efforts of all rescuers, following the No. 3 lifesaving hole through the lane The No. 1 borehole contacting the trapped personnel in the "six middle section" (698 meters from the wellhead) penetrated the lane at 5 am on the 18th.
After continuing to tap the bottom of the hole, no response has been received for the time being, and rescuers will continue to use various methods to contact the underground.
At the same time, on-site rescue efforts continued to advance, further optimize the main shaft clearance measures, and accelerate the progress of other drilling.
It is reported that at 14:00 on the 17th, the No. 3 borehole tunnel used to contact the trapped underground personnel, after contacting the trapped underground personnel through signals, some echoes were heard initially.
At about 22:00 on the evening of the 17th, rescuers delivered supplies through borehole 3.
According to the note sent from the mine, there are 11 people in the fifth middle section, 1 in the sixth middle section, and 10 people are unclear.
At 14:00 on January 10, an explosion occurred in the Hushan Gold Mine of Shandong Wucailong Investment Co., Ltd. in Qixia City, Shandong Province, causing 22 workers to be trapped underground.
Rescue is carried out in accordance with the idea of "two legs" in parallel. On the one hand, it speeds up the clearing of obstacles in the return air shaft, and on the other hand, it speeds up ground drilling to open up life channels.
A total of 6 drill holes were arranged at the rescue site for rescue. Currently, No. 3 and No. 1 holes have been opened.