Prospecting work at the Listvyazhnaya mine was again suspended due to gas

Rescuers continue to drill wells and pump nitrogen into the Listvyazhnaya mine because of the accumulated gas, the press service of the government of the Kemerovo region told.

As noted by experts, the situation is complicated by the gas accumulated underground. Despite this, emergency work at the facility is ongoing around the clock. “To resume the search, rescuers continue to drill wells and pump nitrogen,” the press service emphasized.

On Saturday, November 27, the bodies of five dead were taken out of the ground. They were at a depth of 365 meters. Rescuers had to walk 4.6 kilometers to the people. The explosion found the miners at their workplaces. The personalities of the victims were identified by colleagues, relatives will be invited for further work.

An emergency happened at the mine on Thursday, November 25. 51 people died, including five mine rescuers. Earlier, the rescue work had already been suspended, then resumed.