Miners trapped in Chile since August 5

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 @ 2:28 pm by admin

Thirty-three miners in Chile were found alive surviving inside a shelter some 2,300 feet underground. They got trapped inside the copper and gold mine in San Jose since August 5, 2010. According to the news report, it is estimated that it would take three to four months to reach or rescue the miners.

Read the full story with video, Chile turns to space, sea experts for advice in mine disaster, at the CNN site.
Read the full story, Chile president tells trapped miners rescue will come, at the BBC site.
Read the full story, Miners’ spirits high as drill construction begins, at the Independent.ie site.

Updated on August 26, 2010.
Read the full story with video, Chile’s trapped miners told rescue could take months, at the BBC site.

Update: I updated the page on October 5, 2012.