Chile miner rescue: Photos

October 13, 2010 11:50 p.m. EST
 

 


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Rescue crews make final preparations to free the 33 miners trapped nearly half a mile below ground.

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Relatives of some of the trapped miners react to news that the Plan B shaft has broken through to the chambers where the men are trapped, October 9, 2010.

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A man wheeling a bike with the Chilean national flag heads back to Camp Hope on Sunday, October 10.

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Media trucks crowd the site near where rescuers attempt to save trapped miners more than 2,000 feet below the surface.

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Heavy equipment crowds the mine site on Saturday, October 9. The large tower to the right is Plan C. The smaller white tower obscured partially by the hillside is Plan B.

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Children play volleyball outside a makeshift school set up for children living in Camp Hope near the mine site in Copiapo, Chile on Sunday, October 10.

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Family members of the 33 miners trapped in the San Jose Mine in Chile mingle among the Chilean flags planted in honor of the miners on Sunday, October 10.


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Television crews look over the bustling site of the rescue mine efforts, Saturday, October 9.