Rescue launched for 10 miners trapped in Mexico coal mine

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The coal mine in northern Mexico collapsed Wednesday, August 3, after miners breached a water-filled neighboring area



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10 miners are trapped in a coal mine in northern Mexico after it collapsed on August 3. (Image credit: Getty Images)

The mine collapsed on Wednesday (3 August) after workers breached a water-filled neighboring area.

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10 miners are believed to be trapped inside, although authorities have not been able to contact any of the missing since the collapse happened.

Rescuers try to pump water out of the mine, with miners trapped between two 200-foot mine shafts that have been flooded.

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Six special forces divers are expected to arrive on site and enter the mine if conditions permit to assist in the rescue mission.

This article will continue to be updated with more information.

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