At 17:00 on January 18th, the Qixia Hushan Gold Mine deflagration accident emergency headquarters held a fourth press conference. Chen Fei, deputy commander of the emergency rescue headquarters, deputy secretary of the Yantai Municipal Party Committee, and Mayor Chen Fei introduced the latest progress of the rescue.

On the evening of January 17, a note was sent back down the mine, showing that there were 11 people in the fifth middle section, 1 in the sixth middle section, and 10 unidentified people.

A telephone was set up in the No. 3 borehole to realize the first conversation with the trapped miners underground.

Editor in charge: [Lu Yan]