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Mines rescue still searching in Chilean mine accident

a survivor from the chilean copper mine is treated for injuries
Antofagasta Government | Rescued mine worker being taken to safety.

Mines rescue teams are still searching for a miner missing in a Chilean mine accident in a copper mine.

The Chilean mine accident in a copper mine claimed the life of one miner after a fall of ground at the portal of the mines. Another miner was found alive at the mine in the Antofagasta region.

The Chilean mining ministry said on Saturday that authorities had worked for nearly 40 hours at the Directorio 8 mine near Tocopilla on the northern Chilean coast before locating two of the three men.

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Mines rescue teams have yet to locate the third miner.

“Our rescue teams found one of the miners in good physical condition, and he has been transferred to the hospital,” mining minister Baldo Prokurica said in a statement on Saturday. “We will continue to look for the third person that has not been found.”

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