Rescuers Search for Minn. Sewer Workers

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  1. Beyond Belief

    Beyond Belief New Member

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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Searchers in boats continued looking Friday for two workers who were feared dead after getting caught by a surge of water in the underground sewer system here and possibly swept into the Mississippi River.
    Fire Chief Bob Morrison said a search of four miles of the storm sewer system was ongoing. The search area is more than 100 feet underground in a network of tunnels ranging from 8 feet to 12 feet across.
    "We're making every effort to look in every nook and cranny," he said.
    Morrison spoke on the banks of the river, where search boats had been moving back and forth all morning and a small crowd had gathered. Some of the onlookers stared into the water and wept.
    The missing men were among a crew of eight men who were
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  3. philamena

    philamena Former Member

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    What a sad story. I hope and pray the workers will be found safe and well.
     
  4. Marstan

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    Prayers for the workers and their families!
     
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    Both have been found deceased. :(
     

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