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The likelihood of the miners' survival of the Friday landslide are slim, a government spokesperson was quoted in the Xinhua report. Rescue efforts are ongoing, despite being hindered by additional minor landslides and altitude sickness. The mining site is located at 4,600 meters, which is 15,092 feet. Cold temperatures falling to -3 degrees Celsius (26 degrees Fahrenheit) have hampered the sniffer dogs' sense of smell and their ability to trace the trapped miners, the news agency reported.
Search continues Tibet miners buried alive No survivors yet found 28 hours after 83 workers buried by landslide at mine, despite search by 2,000 rescue workers.... read more... More Sharing ServicesShare | Share on facebook Share on myspace Share on google Share on twitter Published By: Al Jazeera English - Today
Originally posted by Dispo
I guess this is a golden opportunity for those miners to get to know each other in a much richer, down to earth manner.