On the mine of “ALROSA” water flooded the mine

On the mine of “ALROSA” water flooded the mine

MOSCOW, 4 Aug — RIA Novosti. The Mir mine in Yakutia by ALROSA, the water flooded the mine, the company said.

The incident occurred at 16:30 local time, rescuers brought to the surface nearly 150 miners.

According to preliminary data, nobody suffered.

“The emergency plan, set up operational headquarters, conducted a rescue operation,” the company said.

As told RIA Novosti the representative of the operational headquarters, flooding will not affect the operation of a mine. To eliminate the consequences of accidents involved 36 people and six vehicles.

The peace has already left the President of “ALROSA” Sergey Ivanov and the head of the Republic Egor Borisov. Also, the first Prosecutor of Yakutia.

Underground diamond mine “Mir” started in 2009 and the planned period of operation — 50 years. Its capacity is about one million tonnes of ore per year.