'Miracle' in China: 115 trapped miners rescued

Rescue workers carry a survivor on a stretcher to a waiting ambulance at the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Xiangning county in north China's Shanxi province, Monday, April 5, 2010. State television says nine workers have been pulled to safety after spending more than a week trapped in a flooded coal mine in China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

April 5, 2010 6:42:02 AM PDT
More than 100 Chinese miners were pulled out alive Monday after being trapped for over a week in a flooded coal mine, where some ate sawdust and strapped themselves to the shafts' walls with their belts to avoid drowning while they slept.

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