4 days buried underground, nine miners supplied air, water and liquid food through a large pipe.
Under the direction and supervision of Oscar Valdes Peru Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Mines Jorge Merino, the rescue nine miners trapped in a collapsed coal mine in southern Peru is underway expeditiously.
9 miners were stranded at a depth of 200 meters underground when the accident occurred at a gold and copper mine Cabeza de Negro from the previous week. 4 days buried underground, nine miners supplied air, water and liquid food through the large pipe.
Prime Minister of Peru Valdes said rescuers were difficult to drop when mining subsidence landslide. But he also said, rescuers will try to put the miners out of the area trapped at the latest by the 4th week.
Meanwhile, Minister of Energy and Mining Merino said: "I think the miners understand our efforts and is listening to signals from rescuers. I hope that we soon will this save the miners. Mining subsidence and continue to be rescuers must be very careful because the rocks are slim. We are to clean up soil and reinforced for this mine. "
Mining sector in Peru is one of the important industry, contributing 60% to total exports of the country each year. However, Peru has a lot of small mines are not licensed. This is the reason for the loss of labor safety in the mines in Peru are becoming alarming.