Mexico trapped miners: Frustration grows amid slow progress – BBC

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Family members of 10 miners trapped in a flooded coalmine in Mexico's Coahuila state are rising more and more determined after efforts to free them dragged into one other day.
The miners have been trapped on Wednesday final week when a wall in a tunnel collapsed and water from the adjoining chamber gushed into three shafts.
The flooding has made it too harmful for rescuers to enter.
Nearly 400 folks are actually on website engaged on releasing the miners.
On Sunday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador visited the mine and known as for efforts to save lots of the boys to be stepped up.
"We’ve got to do all the things we’re doing, and extra," the president stated.
Tempers frayed in the course of the president's go to to the location, with some kin attempting to push previous safety to proceed speaking to the chief.
Nevertheless, the authorities say it’s too harmful to ship in anybody whereas the water ranges contained in the shafts are nonetheless very excessive.
The governor of Coahuila state, Miguel Ángel Riquelme, stated that he hoped that the trapped miners had managed to retreat additional into the mine, the place there could also be an "air bubble".
He added that water was being pumped from the flooded shafts at a pace of 350 litres a second and that the degrees have been happening.
In accordance with a joint assertion by the president and the governor, the authorities have been "analysing the likelihood" that the specialised rescue divers might enter the mine.
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