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Burkina Faso rescuers find no survivors in flooded mine’s rescue chamber

Burkina Faso flooded mine

Ougadougou, Burkina FasoReuters Rescue workers have found no survivors in a rescue chamber deep inside a flooded zinc mine in Burkina Faso, the government and the mine owner said on Tuesday, all but extinguishing hope that eight missing miners could still be alive after a month. The Perkoa mine, owned by Canadian firm Trevali Mining […]

Families desperately await news of Burkina miners trapped for 26 days

Perkoa, Burkina Faso Reuters The families of eight missing miners in Burkina Faso desperately awaited news from rescue teams continuing on Thursday to locate the men who have been stuck underground for 26 days.  There has been no communication with the miners since they were trapped more than 500 metres below ground during a flood […]