4 Miners Rescued In China After 36 Days Trapped Underground

January 30, 2016 12:14 AM

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4 Miners Rescued In China After 36 Days Trapped Underground

Hong Kong, China: Four miners who had been trapped underground for 36 days in a collapsed Chinese gypsum mine have been rescued, state media reported Friday.

The operation to save the men trapped more than 200 metres underground took two hours as they were hauled up to the surface one by one in a narrow capsule, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

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