After a few days of hopes and expectations that locked in the Severnaya mine in Vorkuta miners will be able to save, MOE and company «Vorkutaugol» were forced to recognize that survivors beneath the earth remained, therefore, in the region declared three days of mourning for the victims.
About it writes on Sunday, February 28, news Agency RIA Novosti.
Recall that the first explosion at the mine was on the 25th of February. At the time of the caving underground there were 110 people. 80 of them brought to the surface, were found the bodies of four miners. 26 people were reported missing. On the night of 28 February, on mine there was a new explosion, which killed six of the rescuers. After the explosion in the mine were suspended all rescue work.
The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov said that in the mine complex conditions, but rescuers continued working on the scene in shifts around the clock.One version of the causes of the accident called an explosion of methane.