Miner dies in Sverdlovsk region rock collapse

YEKATERINBURG, January 13 (Itar-Tass) – One person died in a rock collapse in the Novo-Kalinskaya mine in the Sverdlovsk region, the press service of t he regional department of the Emergency Situations Ministry told Itar-Tass on Thursday.

A report on rock cleavage at the Novo-Kalinskaya mine of the Severouralsk district came to the rescue service at 22:10 (20:10, Moscow time), on January 12.

“A preliminary cause of the accident is a violation of the safety rules during drilling,” the press service said.

The mine is operating in the usual mode at present.

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