13 October, 2010
Miners finally being Rescued
33 miners were trapped underground since the collapsed of 700,000 tons of rocks around them on the Aug 5. Seventeen days after the rock collapsed, no one knew about their fate whether they were alive.
However, since then the world is stunned by the endurance and unity waiting in anticipation for the rescue efforts. Rescue shaft were prepared since then and only several hours ago that the rescue effort were able to be carried out by pulling each one of them using the specially designed capsule.
It is an historical events in many ways: longest surviving miners trapped underground, longest rescue effort ever attempted, etc.
Read more HERE.