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Young miner Leber Vivas Gonzales, 16, center right, walks with his his arm over the shoulders of a rescue worker after he was rescued from the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, late Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
Esteban Felix/AP Photo

22 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing continued Saturday.

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