On Friday, August 4, there was a flooding of the Mir mine in Mirny district of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in Russia. At the moment of incident in mine there were about 150 people. Data on victims and survivors there.
As the press service of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the mine was flooded by groundwater, one of the pumping stations.
On scene are 3 branches of the Yakut militarized mine-rescue unit and operational group Mirny fire and rescue of the garrison.
According to Yakut news Agency YSIA, in the city of peace flew Sergey Ivanov, the head of the diamond company ALROSA, which owns the mine.