More than 15 miners were injured due to a fire in a mine in the Kemerovo region

About 25 miners of the Listvyazhnaya mine in the Kemerovo Region applied for medical assistance in the Kemerovo region, writes TASS.

Doctors told about two patients in serious condition. The condition of another 13 is assessed as moderate. At the moment, doctors are examining ten people who also asked for help.

Emergency Situations Ministry employees are evacuating 115 miners from the burnt mine. The fire broke out on Thursday 25 November. Smoke occurred in the ventilation drift 250 meters deep.

Earlier it was reported that about 100 people remained in the burning mine.

Listvyazhnaya mine is a coal mining enterprise in the city of Belovo, Kemerovo region. The enterprise was part of Belon OJSC. Since 2011, it has been owned by the SDS-Ugol holding. According to data from open sources, there were two accidents on it: on January 24, 1981 – an explosion of methane in the accumulating drift (five people died) and on October 28, 2004 – an explosion of a methane-air mixture (13 people died).



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