MOSCOW, October 19. /TASS/. The official death toll from the dam collapse in the Krasnoyarsk region rises to 15 people, press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry's told TASS on Saturday.
A dam at a technological reservoir of a gold mining artel collapsed early on Saturday near the settlement of Schetinkino in the Krasnoyarsk region. Two temporary dormitories were flooded. The Russian Emergencies Ministry sent rescuers from neighboring regions to the site of the incident to assist in disaster relief efforts.
A criminal case has been opened.