China: miners must wait a week for rescue

China: miners must wait a week for rescue
By Euronews with CCTV
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Supplies passed down via boreholes

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Rescuers say it will take a week to drill holes big enough to lift 17 miners trapped after a mine collapsed in China’s Shandong Province.

VIDEO: China locates trapped miners https://t.co/86SblQ94sk#news#breaking | https://t.co/527IV9GdpRpic.twitter.com/IuSwuQIl8Z

— World News Feed (@FeedNewz) December 30, 2015

Rescue crews in China have made contact with eight miners trapped underground in collapsed shaft. #9Newspic.twitter.com/9v0RIUAvCe

— Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) December 31, 2015

One person is confirmed dead, four escaped and seven have been rescued so far.

Supplies have been passed down to the survivors through bore holes reaching more than 130 metres underground.

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