Mexican Mine Explosion: Pasta de Conchos trapped miners

Coal miners work Friday at a coal mine owned by a different company than the one involved in Mexico's latest incident, about 10 kilometers from the Pasta de Conchos coal mine in San Juan de Sabinas in the Mexican state of Coahuila. Coal mines dot the landscape in the region. On Sunday 65 miners were trapped as much as 2000 feet below ground after an explosion.Sharón Steinmann / Houston Chronicle
Pasta de Conchos trapped miners

Coal miners work Friday at a coal mine owned by a different company than the one involved in Mexico's latest incident, about 10 kilometers from the Pasta de Conchos coal mine in San Juan de Sabinas in the Mexican state of Coahuila. Coal mines dot the landscape in the region. On Sunday 65 miners were trapped as much as 2000 feet below ground after an explosion.

Sharón Steinmann / Houston Chronicle