One dead in W Siberia coalmine accident

A cave-in in a windway of a coalmine in the West Siberian region of Kemerovo has left one repair worker dead and two others trapped. A rescue operation is under way. According to preliminary reports, two workers remain trapped in a collapsed mining pit in Russia’s Siberian region of Kemerovo, local emergency officials said on Monday. Rescue teams are at work at Prokopyevskaya Mine N97.


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