Rescue Attempt Will Take Days for Trapped Miners

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Huntington, Utah (AP) An owner of a Utah mine says it will take three days to reach six coal miners trapped more than 1,500 feet below the surface.

Crews worked through the night in shifts. There's no word on whether the six are still alive.

The mine owner also continues to insist that the cave-in was caused by an earthquake.

Teams of rescuers have been struggling to clear fallen rock from tunnels, trying to reach the six trapped by a cave-in more than 1,500 feet below the surface.


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