Rescuers carry a survivor from inside a collapsed mine in north Sulawesi. Photo: AP

Up to 100 people still feared trapped in illegal Indonesia gold mine that collapsed

  • Rescuers at the unlicensed mine have been hampered by steep terrain, unstable soil and dangerously narrow mining shafts since a landslide caused the accident last Tuesday
  • Search-and-rescue efforts will continue for another week, said authorities
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Rescuers carry a survivor from inside a collapsed mine in north Sulawesi. Photo: AP
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Rescue workers carry a miner who survived following the collapse of an illegal gold mine at Bolaang Mongondow. Photo: Reuters

Six dead, more than 35 still buried in the mud as Indonesian rescuers search for survivors of illegal mine collapse

  • Some 19 miners have been plucked to safety since Tuesday night’s accident and rescuers have been communicating with some still buried
  • Officials said they could hear the voices of some of those trapped in makeshift mining shafts in a muddy hillside in the Bolaang Mongondow area
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Rescue workers carry a miner who survived following the collapse of an illegal gold mine at Bolaang Mongondow. Photo: Reuters
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