'Miracle' Rescue of 115 Miners Trapped for More Than Week

More than 100 miners who survived eight days in a flooded shaft by hanging by their belts and eating sawdust were brought to the surface today in what one Chinese official called a "miracle." China's state-run television showed live images of the rescuers in tears, cheering and hugging each other as the survivors were brought out one by one in stretchers, wrapped in blankets and loaded into waiting ambulances. "It is a miracle in China's mining rescue history," said Luo Lin, who heads the...Full Story
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