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Trapped Chilean miners sent signed football shirts and cigarettes

The 33 Chilean miners who have been trapped underground for more than a month have been granted permission to smoke after improvements to the ventilation system.

They will be sent two packs of cigarettes each day through a borehole that connects them to the surface, and they have also been sent football shirts signed by the national team to keep up their spirits.

Stephanie Holmes reports.

  • 12 Sep 2010
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