Twenty-two miners have been brought to the surface but 18 remain trapped, state media reported.
Protests against strict coronavirus measures have spread across cities in China following a deadly fire at a residential building in the country's far west.
Anger has spread in regional capital Urumqi, where protesters blame a strict zero-Covid policy for a blaze that ripped through a residential building, killing ten people.
The blaze broke out in a high-rise building in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, which authorities blamed on "electric welding in which workers violated safety measures".
Statement has expressed grave concerns about the human rights situation in China and Beijing's failure to discuss UN human rights office's findings on the ongoing violations against the Uighurs and other Muslim groups.
Members of the Human Rights Council vote 19-17 against holding a debate on alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, with 11 nations abstaining.
Washington had warned before Bachelet made her long-planned visit to China that authorities would not grant her the necessary access to get a full assessment of the human rights situation.
Michelle Bachelet said she "raised questions and concerns about the application of counter-terrorism and de-radicalisation measures under broad application" during her visit.
Uighur Muslims in Türkiye call on UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to investigate so-called vocational training camps in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region when she visits the area this month.
US asks China to grant wide access to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet when she visits China and its Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in May.
The Winter Games came to a celebratory close with the International Olympic Committee president hailing it an "unforgettable Olympic experience".
China deplored the US’ Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act, claiming that the legislation was aimed at political manipulation and economic coercion.
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