Currency converter
^
News Feed
News Search Topics
ОК
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting
sections.
Loading

Rescue operation at Kuzbass mine suspended

January 20, 2013, 8:06 UTC+3
Sixty-nine miners have been evacuated to the surface
1 pages in this article
Photo ITAR-TASS

Photo ITAR-TASS

KEMEROVO, January 20 (Itar-Tass) - A rescue operation at the Kuzbass mine No.7 has been suspended for fear of an explosion that can be caused by high methane concentration in the mine.

A smoke spread occurred in the mine at around 02:15 Moscow time on Sunday. There 77 miners working underground when the smoke appeared. Sixty-nine miners have been evacuated to the surface. Four miners are reportedly dead and another four are missing, the regional branch of the Ministry for Emergency Situations told Itar-Tass.

A regional emergency center has been set up.

Show more
In other media
Реклама
Реклама