Listvyazhnaya employee: miners rescued ten people by running inside the mine during an emergency at the Listvyazhnaya mine. Sib.fm writes about this.
According to him, the mine workers were very brave and ran inside right after the emergency. He noted that they managed to save about ten people.
The man also said that he himself did not get into the mine, because he spent too much time on social networks. He added that after the accident he experienced great fear and could not budge.
Earlier, Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Dmitry Demeshin named the preliminary reason for the emergency at the Listvyazhnaya mine. According to him, most likely, this happened due to the explosion of methane. “Most likely, it was a methane explosion, due to the fact that there was some kind of spark, which entailed an explosion and a dynamic impact. He injured people who could not get out, ”the Deputy Prosecutor General said.
The incident became known on Thursday morning, November 25. Previously, it was noted that the cause of the fire in the mine could be the ignition of coal dust – the smoke spread through the ventilation throughout the mine.
There were 285 workers underground, 43 of whom were injured. They were hospitalized, four of them in serious condition, 39 – mild and moderate. 11 people died. Later, the bodies of three rescuers were found in the mine.