Rescue efforts underway to reach trapped miners

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In Colombia rescue efforts are under way for 16 gold miners. They were trapped as their mine flooded and collapsed. It is a daunting task – and highlights the widespread problem of illegal mining in a country rich with natural ore. CCTV’s Michelle Begue filed this report.

Rescue efforts underway to reach trapped miners

Rescue efforts underway to reach trapped miners

In Colombia rescue efforts are under way for 16 gold miners. They were trapped as their mine flooded and collapsed. It is a daunting task - and highlights the widespread problem of illegal mining in a country rich with natural ore. CCTV's Michelle Begue filed this report.