Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

At last after a long wait rescue work started at Chile mine using capsule system successfully attempt and freed 33 trapped Chile miners, which were trapped since August 5. Have a look at pictures and happiness at faces. smile

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Juan Andres Illanes Palma is winched to the surface. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Residents of the town of Copiapo watch the rescue on a large screen in the town's square. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

People celebrate as they watch the rescue on a giant TV screen. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Claudio Yanez hugs his daughter upon exiting the Fenix capsule. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Chilean miner Jose Ojeda, the seventh of the miners to be rescued, unfurls a national flag as he exits the Fenix rescue capsule. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Osman Araya hugs his wife as he arrives as the sixth miner to be hoisted to the surface. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

The youngest miner, 19-year-old Jimmy Sanchez, was the fifth man to be rescued. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Juan Andres Illanes Palma was the third miner to be rescued. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Alfonso Avalos (right) father of Chilean miner Florencio, celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Mario Sepulveda is met on the surface by his rescuers, friends and family. He brought with him from the depths a bag containing half a dozen rocks from the collapsed mine and handed them out as souvenirs, including to Mr Pinera and Chile's mining minister Laurence Golborne. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Mario Sepulveda, 40, who has become well known as the narrator of videos the miners sent to the surface. He was nicknamed "the presenter" and gained a reputation as a joker, helping to keep the men in good spirits. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Clearly the most ebullient of the miners Mario Sepulveda later spoke to a Chilean television camera. He said: "They gave us back our lives, it's incredible that they recovered us. I was with God, and I was with the devil, but God won." He added that changes must take place for workers in the country and said he wanted to continue as a miner. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Mario Gomez is the most experienced of the group. He first entered a mine shaft to work at the age of 12 but he now has silicosis, a lung disease common to miners. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Mario Sepulveda is carried away on a stretcher after being rescued. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, right, hugs rescued miner Mario Sepulveda. Photo: Government of Chile/Reuters

Chile Capsule Rescue In Pictures

Florencio Avalos, the first of 33 workers trapped for more than two months in a Chilean mine, is met by rescuers and emergency workers. Photo: Government of Chile/AFP



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