Chilean President Pinera hugs rescued miner
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Chile miners rescued after 69 days underground

The 15th of the 33 miners trapped deep underground for more than two months in northern Chile has been rescued.

The rescue operation began shortly after two o'clock this morning when an engineer was lowered down the two thousand foot rescue shaft.

The men have been trapped below ground since a tunnel collapsed at the mine on 5 August.

Rajesh Mirchandani reports on the night's extraordinary events.

  • 13 Oct 2010
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