SHOT: survivor of the Listvyazhnaya mine, mine rescuer Zakovryashin is in intensive care
Mine rescuer Alexander Zakovryashin, who survived is in intensive care, his condition is assessed as serious. Such details were told by the doctor, his words are quoted by the Telegram channel SHOT.
“Previously, he was diagnosed with general hypothermia, poisoning by combustion products and dehydration,” the doctor said.
The escaped Russian is being observed doctors and conduct the necessary therapy, Zakovryashin is conscious. According to the doctor, the rescuer lost consciousness twice while in the mine.
The testimony of the mine rescuer about how he got out of the mine cannot yet be adequate due to his condition, the doctor concluded.
Earlier it was reported that Alexander Zakovryashin is the assistant commander of the rescue platoon. He was considered dead, but the mine rescuer left the mine more than a day later.
He told about his salvation on video. According to the man, he fought for his life.
The explosion in the mine killed 51 people – 46 miners and 5 mine rescuers. In addition, according to doctors, four victims of the emergency at the Listvyazhnaya mine, including one mine rescuer, are in intensive care.
The incident became known early on Thursday morning, November 25. According to the latest data, 63 people were injured. Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Dmitry Demeshin believes that the cause of death at the Listvyazhnaya mine was a methane explosion caused by a spark. Later it was reported that a total of two methane explosions took place in the Kuzbass mine.
The miners were killed in the first explosion. Rescuers who participated in the search operation died from the second explosion.