Gold mine collapses in Antioquia

· Economics, Society

Updated on 12.30.2008

A gold mine in the municipality of Zaragoza, north of the State of Antioquia, collapsed and trapped five miners, said the Department of Prevention of Disasters. The Oro Verde Mine (Green Gold) is located in the San Antonio region of the Zaragoza municipality, one hour by car from town. Some miners were working during the night, when one of the galleries collapsed and trapped three of them, who were rescued few hours ago, said the report.

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