Trapped Chilean miners rescued!

Trapped Chilean miners rescued!

All of the 33 trapped Chilean miners were rescued to safety today as millions watched round the globe and church bells pealed across the nation after a two-month underground ordeal.

In a complicated but flawless operation under Chile’s far northern desert, Luis Urzua, who was shift leader when the mine collapsed in early August, emerged last through 625 metres of rock in a metal capsule little wider than a man’s shoulders.

33 unknown miners now have become international heroes.

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