In the mine Kuzbass is being evacuated due to the excessive level of methane

More than 200 miners were evacuated from the mine in Kuzbas from-for excess of level of methane. About it reports “Interfax-Siberia” with reference to the press service of the city of the unified dispatcher service.


The incident occurred in the mine “Kirov” in Leninsk-Kuznetsk (Kemerovo region). There have been sensors of level of methane.


“Was the evacuation of the 210 employees of the mine due to the excessive level of methane. At 07:06 (03:06 MSK) the erection of the retaining bridges for the normalization of ventilation has been completed,” – stated in the message.


To date, PE is eliminated. Excess methane not. The mine employs 228 people.

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