Mexican Mine Explosion: Mexico trapped miners

Miners wait for medical exams, a new requirement at the start and end of their shifts, Friday March, 17, 2006 at the Pasta de Conchos coal mine in San Juan de Sabinas, Mexico.  In the Early morning on Sunday February 19, 2006, sixty-five miners were trapped as much as 2000 feet below ground after an explosion.Sharon Steinmann / Houston Chronicle
Mexico trapped miners

Miners wait for medical exams, a new requirement at the start and end of their shifts, Friday March, 17, 2006 at the Pasta de Conchos coal mine in San Juan de Sabinas, Mexico. In the Early morning on Sunday February 19, 2006, sixty-five miners were trapped as much as 2000 feet below ground after an explosion.

Sharon Steinmann / Houston Chronicle