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The supply line to trapped Chilean miners

The BBC's James Reynolds reports on how items are being sent down to the trapped Chilean miners.

Engineers are working on a plan that they hope will dramatically speed up the rescue of the 33 miners from a collapsed shaft.

Workers are due on Monday to start drilling an escape shaft going about 700m (2,300ft) underground, which is likely to take four months to complete.

  • 29 Aug 2010
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