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20 miners rescued from Nicaragua gold mine after landslide

Aug 31, 2014    

BONANZA Nicaragua (Reuters) - Rescue workers freed 20 informal miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua, government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo said on Friday. The spokeswoman had said on Thursday that some 29 miners were trapped, and two of them had been rescued the same day. The whereabouts of the remaining miners was not immediately clear. Murillo told local radio on Friday that rescue efforts would continue into the night. Julio Quintero, head of Nicaraguan miner Hemco, a unit of Colombia's Mineros SA MAS.CN, said the mine in the Bonanza project some 2...

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