Nine workers were trapped in a mine in southern Peru have beenrescued after a week on Friday 11-4 trapped in copper and goldmine at a depth of about 200m when the mine collapsed Monday 5-4.
They held out because it picks up oxygen, water and food through atube of metal is used for rescue workers to get supplies to the victims pending the drill tunnel.
One by one the workers were taken out safely in the day 11-4. They must breathe through oxygen, enveloped and sunglasses to protectyour body after a long period in the dark.
Miners Japatinta Jesus said he was overwhelmed when applied externally but still alive. "I cried, tears of happiness" - he said.
The rescue workers said Cabeza de Negro is a mine is not licensed and very dangerous, but it still exploited for profit.