Latest News Wires Eleven trapped miners freed, crews continue efforts at Nicaraguan gold mine

Eleven of 24 trapped freelance gold miners were rescued in Nicaragua Saturday, as work continued to fee more. One rescued miner said they saw an avalanche of mud and rock that some were crushed in.

By , Associated Press

The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.