All 33 Miners Rescued

13 October 2010 (Last Updated October 13th, 2010 18:30)

The last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners has been rescued after 70 days of being underground. Luis Urzua, the shift foreman, is the first person to be trapped so long underground and survived, according to Xinhua. The trapped miners were confirmed alive on 22 August and the re

The last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners has been rescued after 70 days of being underground.

Luis Urzua, the shift foreman, is the first person to be trapped so long underground and survived, according to Xinhua.

The trapped miners were confirmed alive on 22 August and the rescue efforts were expected to take four months.