president of the republic, Andres Manuel Lopez ObradorSaid it’s a Saturday Breakthrough day in rescue efforts “Because, according to the technicians, It will be known if there is any possibility that divers will enter without risk.,
The executive insists that the work continues day and night to save the miners Sabinas, Coahuila, The main problem is flooding, although the pumping equipment is adequate and of the highest capacity.
This Friday, during his morning conference, López Obrador asked the relatives of the victims of the collapse don’t lose faith And assured that a team of experts is carrying out the rescue work.
for his part, Governor of Coahuila, Miguel Riquelmereported that some water pumps had been replaced to increase the pumping capacity by 60% and that a hole had been made to enter more pumps already available.
ten miners remain trapped in a about 50 meters deep tunnel After an explosion that occurred in the afternoon on 3 August, a wall collapsed and flooded with it, as several tunnels were flooded with water from the Sabinas River.
a rescue team. is made of Special diver belonging to the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena)The Las Conchas awaits the progress of pumping work at the mine so that the water level drops and thus becomes a safe entrance to the tunnels in which ten workers are trapped.
According to Laura Velázquez Alza, Head of Civil Defense of the Federal GovernmentThe accident site is located 350 meters from a tributary of the Sabina River and 370 meters from the Concha Norte mine. There are three wells at the site of the incident, which have been filled with water.
For this reason rescue work was started with installation of pumps to lower the glass of water so that Search and rescue forces can enter Safe in the mine.
Civil Defense believes that The Conchas Norte mine is attached to the Pinabet mine.e, however, by this Friday the water level in the tunnels had reduced by 34 to 30 meters
are on site 18 Pumping EquipmentOf which nine are from Conagua, five from mining companies and two from Mexico City. Besides this, another one was integrated this Friday with a total of 19 pumps for water extraction, for which the authorities considered the need for such equipment.
for its operation, Federal Electricity Commission installed seven generators Electrical power and three transformers, supplemented by four provided by various mining companies, for a total of 14 equipment.
Coah. state attorney generalYuila reported this Friday that in the community of the owner of the mine Las Conchas, Municipality of SabinasoChristian “S”, aka . recognized as Choco, Appeared to testify about the accident, in which five workers were injured and ten others who were trapped in a tunnel.
unit prosecutor, Gerardo Marquez Guevaraconfirmed that an investigation folder was opened due to the mine collapse and although they did not specify the legal situation in which the person who claims to be the owner of the collapsed facilities finds himself.
marquez guevara Confirmed that “probe folder is already open, we continue to work and we also announce” Who is supposed to be the owner, ChristianWe request certain information to determine whether he actually appears to be the owner of the mine he says is the owner”.