33 men were trapped in a copper-gold mine for 69 days…and survived.

 

Mine_tunnel_Le_Souterroscope_des_Ardoisieres_Normandy
An old tunnel in the abandoned slate mine. Image credit: wwarby, cc2.0

On August 5, 2010, a mine in Copiapo, Chile collapsed. Surprisingly, all 33 men who were trapped inside survived, the last miner lifted to safety on October 13.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here