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'Rat miners' rescue 41 men from India tunnel after machines failed

By Business Insider

Published : Nov. 29, 2023 - 11:18

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A team of "rat miners" successfully rescued the 41 men who had been stranded in a highway tunnel in the Indian Himalayas for 17 days. Rat-hole mining, once widely used for coal extraction, was banned in India in 2014.