UK Today News: Chile Miners Rescued From San Jose Mine After Two Months Underground
The 13th of October marks one of the most victorious days in the history of Chile, as it saw 33 miners being pulled out of the San Jose mine, ever since they got trapped in it on August 5, 2010.
Sebastian Pinera, the President of Chile calls the rescue operation a miracle. The rescue teams have been really working very hard and their strategically correct methods have helped them to help in rescue the trapped miners at the earliest.
31 year old Florencio Avalos was the first one to be pulled up in the capsule. He was embraced by his family the moment he was above the ground, and he was greeted by the President too.
Mario Sepulveda, the second miner to have been rescued said, “I never doubted. I always knew God would rescue us. I am so very happy. I’m 40 years old and will live many years more now to honor those who helped in the rescue.”
The day will definitely be celebrated nationally, in the years to come in Chile because the incident united the people of the country. Shift foreman Luis Urzua, 54, was the last miner to be resuced.