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Rescue of Chile Miners Achieved

By MUGISHO N.THEOPHILE, published on Oct 14, 2010

A Chilean copper and gold mine that is located 500 miles in the North of Santiago collapsed since August 5. That is 69 days since the 33 miners have been trapped underground. On August 31, rescuers team landed on the place and started to drill a preliminary test hole with a 31-ton drill. The process was interrupted on September 2 due to geological faults and at this moment engineers suggest that a rescue within 4 months would be optimistic.

Finally, the process had to continue and these men have all been rescued and taken to hospital for medical check up. All these miners do not have... (more)

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