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Six-hour rescue to pull man from mineshaft

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Rescuers had to squeeze through an “hourglass” gap to get to a man who was stuck in an old mineshaft.Andrew Williams from Wales fell 50ft (15m) down a disused mineshaft in Cornwall and suffered “life-threatening” injuries say police.The 51-year-old walker was lifted to safety from the shaft in a six-hour rescue by more than 50 people.
Source: Cornish BBC