Two trapped Tasmanian miners have been given iPod music players to help them pass the time as workers wait to begin drilling their rescue tunnel.

Two trapped Tasmanian miners have been given iPod music players to help them pass the time as workers wait to begin drilling their rescue tunnel. Brant Webb, 37, and Todd Russell, 34, have spent 8 days trapped 925m underground in a gold mine, the Herald Sun reports.

One of the men had asked for country rock, authorities have said.

Herald Sun: Trapped miners get music players [email tip from Rob Jama]

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