Gold mine, Portovelo, Ecuador
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Miners trapped after tunnel collapses

At least four miners are trapped 150 metres underground after a cave-in at a goldmine in the city of Portovelo, about 250 miles(400 kilometres) southwest of the capital, Quito, in southern Ecuador.

Rescuers have been trying to supply them with oxygen while they dig them out.

The BBC's Russell Trott reports.

  • 16 Oct 2010
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