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Trapped Miners Are Rescued Published: April 11, 2012 Peruvian miners trapped for six days in an abandoned copper mine prayed, told each other jokes and even danced in an attempt to hold onto hope, before they finally were freed Wednesday.
Nine miners were saved from a collapsed mine in Peru after rescue workers saved them despite the limited resources Peru is known for its mines and also the substandard safety equipments which are used for in
ICA, Peru (AP) — Nine Peruvian miners were rescued Wednesday after six days trapped in an abandoned copper mine. The nine, ranging in age from 23 to 58, walked out without assistance about an hour after dawn from a reinforced
Talking through a hose placed in the collapsed cavern, President Ollanta Humala tried to assure the nine trapped men that they could be free in several hours, Peru's state-run Andina news agency reported. The miners have been stuck since Thursday in
29 Rescuers are only metres away from reaching nine workers trapped underground in a Peruvian mine, but rescue efforts have been delayed by a small cave-in. Jorge Merino, the mining and energy minister, said the workers were expected to be freed
Peruvian officials hope that efforts to rescue nine miners trapped in a mine for days will pay dividends as early as Tuesday. The miners have been stuck since Thursday in the wildcat Cabeza de Negro mine in southern Peru.
Peru Peru's government appealed to mining companies on Sunday for heavy equipment and experts to help free nine miners trapped for four days in an informal copper mine. Several dozen rescue workers have been using pickaxes and shovels to try to
The addition of 20 specialists from private mining companies came after Oscar Valdes, cabinet chief to President Ollanta Humala, told reporters of new roof collapses inside the Cabeza de Negro mine, 325 kilometers south of Lima. The miners have been
Nine miners have been trapped in an illegal copper-gold mine in Lima since Thursday last – the mine is the Cabeza de Negro mine which is situated approximately 4400-feet above sea level. This has been reported in the Skynews of 9th April
Peru (AP) — Peru's mining minister has appealed to mining companies for heavy equipment and experts to free nine miners trapped for four days in an informal copper mine. Several dozen rescue workers have been using pickaxes and