Chile miner rescue: Photos

October 13, 2010 11:50 p.m. EST
 

 


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A life systems monitor records the vital signs of Osman Araya, 29, the sixth miner to emerge from the San Jose mine.


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Osman Araya, 29, the sixth miner to emerge, reunites with his loved one.


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Jimmy Sanchez, 19, is the fifth miner to leave the San Josť mine.


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Rescue workers remove monitoring equipment from Carlos Mamani, 23, who is the fourth miner to emerge from the mine.


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Florencio Avalos, the first miner to be rescued, hugs his wife after stepping out of the rescue capsule.


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The family of miner Florencio Avalos, in blue coats, waits for his arrival on the surface. Avalos was the first miner to be rescued Tuesday night.


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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, third from right, watches as the rescue capsule descends during a test run on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.


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Manuel Gonzalez, a rescue specialist from Codelco, is the first rescuer lowered by the Phoenix 2 rescue capsule into the mine.