2 trapped miners walk out of zinc mine in Bonghwa after 9 days: authorities

BONGHWA, South Korea– Two miners who had been trapped in a collapsed zinc mine walked out alive Friday after nine days, authorities said.

They had been stuck in a vertical shaft about 190 meters underground at a zinc mine in the county of Bonghwa, 244 kilometers southeast of Seoul, since the mine collapsed on Oct. 26.

Source: Yonhap News Agency

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