Rescuers still seeking trapped miners in Peru; one body recovered

Rescue efforts continued on Friday January 20 at an artisanal mine in Peru’s southern region of Arequipa, where six miners remain trapped underground following a landslide last Monday.

The body of one miner was recovered on Friday and hopes of rescuing the other miners alive had dimmed, authorities said. Heavy rains caused tonnes of rocks and mud to...

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Danielle Assalve

January 23, 2017

03:00 GMT

São Paulo