Number Of Injured In Siberia Coal Mine Accident Rises To 106 - Emergency Services
Muhammad Irfan Published December 05, 2021 | 09:20 AM
"As of December 5, 106 injured were registered, including 60 miners and 46 rescue workers," an emergency spokesperson said on Sunday, specifying that in the past 24 hours, seven mine rescuers were hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms.
On November 25, smoke was detected at the Listvyazhnaya mine in the Kemerovo Region. Local authorities reported that 285 people were underground at the time of the accident. According to preliminary data, a methane explosion occurred in the coal mine, resulting in the death of 51 people (46 miners and five rescuers).