Footage showed the first miner to be rescued, a black blindfold across his eyes, being lifted out of a mine shaft in the morning
The rescue operation, which has been able to get food and medicines to the miners, was expected to take at least another two weeks, authorities have said
Federal police and agents with environmental enforcement agency Ibama were carrying out a raid on illegal wildcat miners near the Ituna/Itatá indigenous reserve
QUETTA: A mine collapsed in a coalfield of Harnai district in Balochistan province, burying at least ten miners, ARY News reported. Rescue officials said the ten miners were trapped when the mine collapsed on Friday, adding that the seven dead bodies were recovered while one was rescued alive. They said two miners are still missing and efforts are underway to rescue them amid fears of whether they are still alive. The identities of the miners are yet to be ascertained. Earlier in March 2016, More than 30 miners…
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA: Bolivia's Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes has been killed by miners who kidnapped him to demand labour law changes, the government said Thursday.
YANGON, Myanmar: At least 30 people were killed in a huge landslide as they picked through mountains of waste rubble in a remote mining area of northern Myanmar searching for precious jade, state media reported Sunday.
LOS ANGELES: In "The 33," Antonio Banderas plays the leader of a group of Chilean miners rescued alive after more than two months trapped underground, a tale of triumph over adversity watched around the world.