Rescue workers in a mineshaft
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Peru miners trapped by rockfall

Rescue teams in Peru are trying to free nine mine workers trapped underground by a rockfall at the Cabeza de Negro copper and gold mine in the south of the country.

The miners, who are receiving food and drink through a hose, are in communication with people on the surface and say they have no serious injuries but do feel desperate.

Nick Childs reports.

  • 08 Apr 2012