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Eleven Chinese miners almost a week to spruce belt, and newspapers

December 11 2007

Locked in the slaughter of Chinese miners as many as six days in isolation. Helped them survive pieces of clothing, orange peel, and newspapers.

According to one of the rescued miners, first he and his 10 companions were eating orange peel and newsprint, and then tried to cook a leather strap. He said that pieces of the belt, "which did not manage to soften up to the end, were divided equally among all 11 miners.

Note that an accident at an illegal mine gold and iron in the north of China, occurred on Tuesday, December 4. As a result of the collapse of output to the surface, 11 miners were trapped underground.

As a result of long-term rescue of miners managed to bring to the surface only on Sunday morning - six days after the accident. This writes Reuters referring to Xinhua.

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