Vice-Premier of Russia Arkady Durkovic, head of the investigation Commission of the accident at the Severnaya mine in the Komi Republic, said that the mine continued explosions, reports NEWSru.com.
At the moment of collapse of breed on mine was 110 people. 80 of them brought to the surface, also found the bodies of four miners. 26 people remain missing.
Arkady Dvorkovich said that rescue operations continue in difficult circumstances, as by the explosion of access to certain areas of the mine impossible. Obviously, the operation of the mine will resume soon, and now all clear will to recover the «North».
Deputy Prime Minister also said that while there is no reason to place blame for the accident on workers. According to him, probably the cause of the tragedy were natural or man-made factors.
The government is ready to pay compensation to the families of the dead miners. According to Dvorkovich, the relatives will get 4-5 million rubles.