Coal mine fire in Russia: One dead and dozens trapped

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One dead and dozens trapped is the account of fire that broke out today, Thursday (25/11) in coal mine in the Kemerovo region of Siberia Russia, according to emergency services and local authorities, while a rescue operation is underway thanks to which they have already been saved more than 200 people.

In more detail, at Listvgiaznaya mine were located 285 people when the fire broke out, according to Russia’s emergency services, and 236 have been rescued and transferred to the surface. The rescue operation continues, according to the APE-MPE.

The regional governor Sergei Tsivilev reports on his Telegram account that a man was killed and another 43 were injured, two of whom are in serious condition, according to news agencies.

“According to preliminary data, a number of workers have been poisoned by tobacco. The number of victims is being clarified now “, the regional branch of the Investigative Committee of Russia stated in an earlier announcement.

She had initially announced that 115 miners were working in the mine at the time of the fire.

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