‘Properly pitch black’: pair rescued deep in disused mine in County Durham

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The pair became trapped in a former lead mine at High Skears near Barnard castle before being freed by a specialist cave rescue team

Two men have been rescued unharmed after they became trapped 800 metres underground in a disused mine near Barnard Castle.

Six fire and rescue crews were called to High Skears, Middleton-in-Teesdale, on Friday, County Durham and Darlington fire and rescue service said in a statement.

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