Colombia recovers all corpses from collapsed mine

10:59, June 26, 2010      

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Colombian rescuers recovered on Friday the last corpse of the 73 miners who died last week inside the San Fernando coal mine after an explosion, official sources said.

The rescue of the last corpse in the mine, located in Antioquia department, northwest of Colombia, set an end to the rescue works of this explosion, the Disasters Prevention and Attention Office of the zone said.

Representative of that office, Gilberto Mazo warned that there is still risk of explosions in the mine and he said that it should be taken a series of measures before going inside it.

Mazo added that after the rescue of the last corpse, the experts who investigate the explosion will go inside the mine to determine the causes.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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