Dr Paola Neumann, Health Director of the Atacama Region
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Majority of Chile miners return home

All but two of the 33 miners rescued earlier this week in Chile have left hospital after being discharged.

Reports say most of them slipped out of hospital by a side entrance to avoid journalists and camera crews.

Doctors say their physical condition is surprisingly good, but the psychological state of many remains fragile.

The BBC's Damon Embling reports.

  • 15 Oct 2010
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