"If the men went in there, they could be alive," mine co-owner Bob Murray told Associated Press late yesterday. "There was no damage at all. The roof is intact ... the floors are in place — it looked just as it did when we mined it."
Air life-sustaining in some mine areas →
"From our mining experience, we know this was an earthquake," Mr. Murray said.
Rescuers hope to reach miners in two days →