Rescuers receive signals from miners trapped in diamond mine “Mir” in the Yakut city peace because of the flooding, but I can’t get to them. This was reported TASS the head of the Republic Egor Borisov.
According to him, the actions of the engineers and rescuers were absolutely correct, so on the surface managed to pick up 142 out of 151 in spite of problems with electricity. “There is no complaints,” — said Borisov. He added that the government of Yakutia and the company that owns the mine, ALROSA will provide support and assistance in any situation, but “the search continues, we hope to the last hope of a successful outcome”.
To date, the rescuers surveyed more than two kilometers of the mine. The fate of nine people remains unknown. In the search and rescue operation involved about 200 people, including seven divers, and almost 20 units. In the emergencies Ministry told Interfax that the water level in the flooded mine is not raised.
On Friday afternoon, August 4, the flooded mine is 270 thousand cubic meter of ground water. The alleged reason for the flooding of the Yakut mine could be a manufacturing fault in the storage tank water. The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov has imposed in emergency mode because of an accident at the mine.