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Nicaragua Rescuers Save 20 Miners; Search Continues

Rescuers in Nicaragua have freed 20 workers from a collapsed gold mine as the search continues for five more. A wall of mud and rocks trapped the miners at the El Comal site in the town of Bonanza, 420 kilometers northeast of Managua, late Thursday. Julio Quintero, head of Nicaraguan mining firm Hemco, told Reuters news agency the company closed the El Comal mine about four years ago after it was deemed unsafe. The trapped miners allegedly were working at the site without...

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