Mexican Miners Trapped In Coal Mine

By R. M. Vargas, The Chicago Times

August 4, 2022

MEXICO CITY – Ten coal miners are trapped in a flooded coal mine after an inner wall collapsed Wednesday.

Mexican authorities and first responders are working fervently to save the ten miners.  According to the Security and Citizen Protection Ministry, three miners have been rescued and sent to an area hospital.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said via Twitter “At 1:35 p.m. there was a landslide in a coal mine in the municipality of Sabinas, Coahuila, which caused a sinkhole to be flooded . . . I hope we find them safe.”