Men trapped at Kellingley pit

Breaking news.
Breaking news.

A RESCUE operation has been launched to reach two miners trapped underground at Kellingley Colliery.

A spokesman from the National Union of Mineworkers said the men are trapped up their waist after a roof fall at the pit, near Knottingley.

An air ambulance was deployed at about 5pm this evening.

Keep checking the Express website for updates.