The Yakut diamond mine accident

The Mir mine, archive photoditazine: out Of the flooded diamond mine in Yakutia evacuated 150 miners

Mine “Peace” ALROSA in Yakutia there was a breakthrough of water, while in mine there are more than 100 people. This is stated in the Friday, August 4, in a statement.

Video of the mine “Mir” immediately after the flooding

The incident occurred at 16:30 local time (10:30 GMT). “Mine mine “Peace” ALROSA has been a breakthrough of water into the mine from the quarry. In mine there are more than 100 people. Entered the emergency plan, set up operational headquarters, rescue operation is underway,” — said in the message.

As noted, the emergency services promptly arrived at the scene of the accident at the facility staffed by members of the paramilitary mine rescue units. The head of the company “ALROSA” Sergei Ivanov flew to the city of peace.

In the operational headquarters of the rescue operation specify that the work of the mine this will not affect the accident. According to the Agency TASS, breakthrough of water occurred due to flooding of the pumping station.

The Agency reminded that it already the second case of emergency at this mine for the week. July 29 in the gallery-the ribbon collapsed rock, which covered the loading machine, where the one working. He died on the spot. After this incident, the mine operations were not suspended.