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Rescuers again search W.Va. mine for possible blast survivors

The Chicago Tribune, 9 April 2010
Publié le : 9 avril 2010
 Dena Potter and Tom Breen 
"MONTCOAL, W.Va. (AP) Searchers desperately hoping to find up to four survivors of a mine blast that killed 25 went back underground early Friday, while workers above pumped nitrogen into the earth to flush out dangerous gases that have kept rescuers at bay. "The search teams were wearing oxygen masks and carrying four spares on the slim chance the men had made it to airtight emergency rooms and were waiting to be saved more than three days after the nation's deadliest mine disaster in decades. ""We committed to the families we were going to get into the chambers within 96 hours and we're doing everything in our power to do that," said Kevin Stricklin, a coal administrator from the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration." Read on...
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