Chilean Rescue Ongoing

Nearly 70 days stuck in a mine in Chile 33 miners are rescued from a mine collapsed in August. So far 3 miners have brought up to the surface. Chileans at the San Jose mine in the town of San Jose, Chile.

Crowds of family members, friends, well wishers and politicians including Chilean President Sebastian cheers of  Chile, Chile.!

[Rescued miners are returning above the ground ]To hugs, cheers and tears, rescuers using a missile-like escape capsule began pulling 33 men one by one to fresh air and freedom at last early Wednesday, 69 days after they were trapped in a collapsed mine almost a half-mile underground. Rescued first was Florencio Avalos, who wore a helmet and sunglasses to protect him from the glare of bright lights. He smiled broadly as he emerged and hugged his sobbing 7-year-old son, Bairon, and wife.

Yahoo News has the rest of the story.

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