Last 45 Chinese miners in cave-in pulled out alive

Associated Press
In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, rescued miners are helped to walk out of a coal mine after being trapped underground for more than 30 hours at the Qianqiu Coal Mine in Sanmenxia City, Henan province, on Saturday Nov. 5, 2011. Rescuers have pulled 42 more miners to the surface and are searching for several more who were trapped after a cave-in at the coal mine in central China. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhu Xiang) NO SALES

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Forty-five grimy, exhausted Chinese coal miners trapped by a cave-in were rescued Saturday, ending a 36-hour ordeal in the world's most dangerous country for the industry. Eight miners were killed in the accident.

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