Ministry of Emergencies: as a result of an emergency in the Kuzbass mine “Listvyazhnaya” 15 mine rescuers were hospitalized
mine rescuers increased to 15. This was announced by the head of the Novokuznetsk paramilitary mine rescue detachment of the EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Apalkov, RIA Novosti reports.
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Apalkov said that those injured during the search and rescue operation are in a hospital. “Everyone has carbon monoxide poisoning,” he said at a meeting with the families of the dead mine rescuers.
The squad leader clarified that all rescuers followed the same route during the search for the missing miners. “There were 32 people in total on this route. Five of them died, 15 were injured, “Apalkov said.
Earlier, Alexander Agalaryan, deputy chief physician of the Kuzbass clinical center for the health of miners, spoke about the condition of the victims after the emergency in the mine. He clarified that the condition of the hospitalized is stable, some of them are planned to be discharged next week.
A gas explosion at the Listvyazhnaya mine took place in the morning of November 25. 51 people died, 63 were injured. On the same day, the Governor of Kuzbass Sergei Tsivilev announced a three-day mourning in the region for the miners and rescuers who died at the mine. It will run from 26 to 28 November. On the fact of the state of emergency, criminal cases were initiated under Part 3 of Article 217 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Violation of the safety requirements of hazardous facilities, resulting in the death of two or more persons”) and Part 3 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Negligence, resulting in the death of two or more persons”) .