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9 trapped miners "in good condition" in Peru

04-10-2012 17:22 BJT

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Nine miners trapped in an illegal mine in Peru are said to be in good condition.

They have been stuck underground since Thursday when a shaft collapsed due to a blast. Oxygen and liquids have been delivered through a giant hose since Saturday.

Their families have been staying in camps outside the mine as the rescue mission in Ica province continues.

People work in a collapsed mine to rescue trapped miners in Ica, Peru, Saturday,
April 7, 2012. According to Peruvians authorities, nine miners trapped since Thursday
in a collapsed mine are being supplied with sports drinks, soup and food while police,
firefighters and other workers work to free them.

A rescue worker walks next to miners during the rescue operation of nine miners
trapped at Cabeza de Negro gold-and-copper mine in Ica April 6, 2012. Nine workers
trapped inside a wildcat mine in southern Peru received oxygen and liquids through
a giant hose on Saturday while a rescue team toiled to get them out, officials said.


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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