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Tuesday, January 03, 2006

 

AP: W. Va. drillers punch through near trapped miners - Jan. 3

West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin, left, visits with friends and family of 13 trapped miners Monday, Jan. 2, 2006 at Sago Baptist Church in Tallmansville, W.Va. The 13 coal miners were trapped about 260 feet underground after a mine explosion that may have been sparked by lightning early Monday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

By JENNIFER C. YATES, Associated Press Writer - 3 minutes ago

TALLMANSVILLE, W.Va. - Rescuers trying to reach 13 trapped miners have successfully drilled a hole into the mine, West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin, left, said.

Governor Manchin, left, visits with friends and family of 13 trapped miners Monday, Jan. 2, at Sago Baptist Church in Tallmansville, W.Va.
 
The 13 coal miners were trapped about 260 feet underground after a mine explosion that may have been sparked by lightning early Monday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
 
Source:  AP-Yahoo News.
 
Dave Haigler, Abilene, Texas
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