33 miners trapped underground for months in Chile have been rescued

In Chile 33 people were trapped 700 meters underground 69 days ago in a mine collapse. They have been trapped for 17 days without anyone on surface knowing about them, are they even alive or not. But on 17th day the first contact was made and it was via a phone set normally used by miners when working inside mine. Soon the rescue efforts were started by starting to dig down the tunnel to exact place where they were trapped. Soon after completion of that part the real rescue effort involving the pulling out each of miners one by one, started about 21 hours ago. They used a capsule connected to a puli-system to rescue each of person. On each […]