Trapped Chilean miners release new video

Workers spirits seem high as they applaud rescue efforts

The men trapped in the Chilean mine released a new video, which shows them thin, heavily bearded, and shirtless. In front of the camera, they linked arms and shouted, “Long live Chile. Long live the miners” and “Chile! Chile! Chile!” They applauded rescue efforts, and one man told the camera: “We know what you’ve all been doing for us. You haven’t left us alone.” The camera was lowered down through a borehole and one of the miners used it to record a tour of living conditions, illuminated by a light on his head. The full version of the video is said to be 45 minutes long, and was shown to families of the miners at a private screening.


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