Five miners die over the weekend in Antofagasta, Chile

Posted on March 12, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Mining

A miner of 22 years identified with the initials WWF died late on Sunday, while another worker identified as JLPP 34, was rescued alive after a landslide occurred product within the mine site Sirusa, located 7 miles from road to Cerro Paranal, in the town of Antofagasta. The injured worker was taken by staff of the Hospital SAMU Regional de Antofagasta and diagnosed with minor injuries. Meanwhile, the body of the deceased worker is rescued today by staff BEPGs and Forensic Service. Read Article

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