At dawn yesterday, in the mining district of Bella Rica, there was a landslide of nearly 300 meters, which destroyed three two-story houses and the mine entrance of the Mining Society of Pueblo Nuevo, in the province of Azuay, leaving dozens of miners under the rubble.
Rescue missions helped to find three bodies of Peruvian workers and eight wounded, among Ecuadorians and Peruvians.
Mine survivors claimed that at least seven of his colleagues were missing.
According to the workers who were not injured in the mine, a woman with three daughters are listed as missing, like other workers who were unable to leave their rooms.
Survivors alerted the nearby mining workers to begin the rescue.
Eight people, who were trapped in the rubble, were rescued with injuries and bruises.