Chile's Mining Minister Laurence Golborne speaks to the trapped miners
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Trapped Chilean miners speak to rescuers for first time

Thirty-three miners in Chile, who have been trapped underground for nearly three weeks, have spoken to rescuers for the first time.

They used a telephone line to say they were generally in good health.

The miners could be stuck in the mine near Copiapo until Christmas.

Humphrey Hawksley reports.

  • 24 Aug 2010
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