December 19, 2014
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - A Honduran official says eight miners have been rescued from a small gold mine while three remain trapped.
Emergencies Commission director Moises Alvarado says the man were rescued Thursday after being trapped for a day.
Alvarado says the men have been taken to a hospital and one has bone fractures.
He says 300 Red Cross volunteers, firefighters and people who live near the mine have helped with the rescue efforts.
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