KEMEROVO, March 26 (Itar-Tass) – Miner rescuers continue searching for one of the three miners who were hurt when water flooded the Osinnikovskaya mine in the Kemerovo region, a source at the Emergencies Ministry branch for the Kemerovo region told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
Two miners with injuries have been raised to the surface.
The accident occurred at 19:30 Moscow time. The source said that 129 out of 143 miners had been evacuated.
“The evacuation goes on normally but there’s no contact with the missing miner,” the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.
The evacuation started at 19:30 Moscow time.