October 28, 2016

41 days trapped gold miners rescued in Tanzania

Gold Miner

In western Tanzania, Five gold miners have been rescued after they get trapped for 41 days but 12 others are still missing, police say.

The artisanal miners survived by eating roots, soil, frogs and cockroaches and are receiving treatment at hospital.
The group had gone underground to rescue 11 other miners when they became trapped, police said.

Many people search for gold in unregulated mines in remote areas of Tanzania in the hope of becoming rich.

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