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Three Dead, 20 Missing in Colombia Mine Collapse

At least three people are dead and 20 missing in a cave-in at an illegal gold mine in Colombia.Colombian officials say the collapse occurred late Wednesday in a rural area about 315 kilometers southwest of Bogota.Cauca province Governor Temistocles Ortega says illegal miners use machinery to open huge holes to extract gold, and one of the walls of a hole fell in. Police, troops, civil defense and the Red Cross are helping in rescue efforts.

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