A team of 16 rescuers, as well as ambulances, helicopters and medical personnel will participate in the final phase of the rescue of the 33 miners trapped in the North of Chile, which will begin today at 20.00 hours from chile and will last about 48 hours, according to those responsible for the operation. The rescue was carried out through a chute about 66 centimeters in diameter open by the drill T-130, in charge of the so-called Plan B, that came to the gallery which since last August 5 are the miners to 12: 02 GMT on Saturday. 33 days the perforations have lasted to rescue the miners, commented very excited, the mining Minister, Laurence Golborne, also added that he now must dismantle parts of the T-130 drill and examine the duct to determine if is in fact necessary to take shape completely or only partially. He pointed out that he is expected to day Tuesday begin the output of the 33 miners trapped in mine San Jose de Copiapo. According to this single up the day Friday would be the last of them. A giant crane that, if necessary, will take the Canal with steel pipes, which have been named as the casing has already been installed next to the rock drill. This crane will also be responsible for introducing through the hole one call Phoenix capsules, specially built by the Chilean Navy to upload one to the miners. 16 lifeguards have been selected to participate in this operation which has been considered high risk, ten of them in the State national of the copper Corporation (Codelco), three brigades of the northern region of Atacama and three nurses scuba divers of the Navy. Only six of them will be involved in the decisive moment: a sailor and a Codelco rescuer will fall to the depths of mine, while four others remain on the surface to be able to open the capsule in which the miners will be.
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- Universal Logic