Three people died in the explosion at the mine “polar” in Norilsk

Three people died in the explosion at the mine “polar” in Norilsk

All the staff are evacuated, on a scene rescuers work and investigative team.

TASS, 7 July. Three people died and several were injured in the methane explosion in the mine of the mine “polar” in Norilsk, said on Friday the company “Norilsk Nickel”.

July 7, around 10 am in the mine shaft “polar” polar division “Norilsk Nickel” for mining-tunneling works by the miners of the “Polar building company” the explosion occurred. According to preliminary information, exploded a pair of methane gas during construction works. The explosion, according to preliminary data, killed three workers, a few were injured.

“All personnel evacuated from the mine to the surface. Workers who are injured, provide first aid. On the scene the brigade of rescuers”, — stated in the message.

The bodies of three victims discovered, reported TASS in the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in Krasnoyarsk Krai. “During search and rescue operations found the bodies of the three victims. Remains unknown fate of one person”, — said the Agency interlocutor. The fate of the remaining miners installed. On the surface 151 of the evacuated people.

The Ministry of health of the region, TASS reported that the condition of three miners injured in the explosion in the mine, is estimated as average weight.

“Three victims are now under the supervision of doctors in Norilsk on the hospital. Their condition is estimated as average weight. Basically they have to barotrauma (stun) and skeletal injuries,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

As reported earlier in a press-service GSU SK across Krasnoyarsk region, after the cotton on mine is missing four of the miner.

“About 11 hours and 30 minutes (07:30 MSK) to the investigating authorities, it was reported that the mine of the mine “polar” of the cotton, unidentified gas, and then lost contact with four miners,” — said the Agency.

At the scene works investigative team, set all the circumstances of the incident.