After a fire broke out at a mine in Russia, a rescue attempt is underway to save scores of missing trapped coal miners.
Emergency personnel rushed to the Listvyazhnaya coal mine in the Kemerovo region of Russia’s Siberia. On Thursday, November 25,
At least one miner is said to have died in the event, and concerns about the missing coal miners have grown as the mine has been evacuated.
Authorities said that when the coal miners were brought to the surface, they were suffering from smoke poisoning.
According to the Russian news outlet Interfax, a mine official stated that 75 miners were missing.
According to emergency authorities, more than 200 people have been rescued.
According to reports, Regional Governor Sergei Tsivilev reported one person had died and another 43 had been hurt.
According to the Regional Governor’s Telegram channel, two of the 43 injured are in critical condition.
Smoke toxicity was reported in a number of workers, according to preliminary statistics. In a previous statement, the regional branch of Russia’s Investigative Committee noted, “The number of victims is being specified.”