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Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 February 2006, 03:19 GMT
In pictures: Mexico mine blast

Relatives of Mexican miners at San Juan de Sabinas

Relatives of miners trapped by Sunday's blast at San Juan de Sabinas are becoming increasingly anxious.

Miner at San Juan de Sabinas

Miners have been working in shifts to try and reach the 65 trapped underground.

Mine officials at San Juan de Sabinas

Mine officials explained the details of the rescue operation.

Collapsed relative of miner at San Juan de Sabinas

For one relative, the stress of waiting proved too much.

San Juan de Sabinas mine

Some miners alleged poor safety at the mine, something denied by the owners.

Miners at San Juan de Sabinas

The search is going on, but no one knows what chance there is of success.

Relatives at San Juan de Sabinas mine

As night fell on Monday, those keeping a vigil at the mine lit fires to keep warm.





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