In Kuzbass from waterlogged mines brought miners 238

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codecoverage in fotoreceptori after the change out of the bottom of the mine. Archival photoIn Kuzbass from waterlogged mines brought miners 238© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codiscovered the image Bank

From waterlogged mine named after S. tihov in the Kemerovo region were evacuated almost all the miners, there were no injuries, told RIA Novosti a source in the emergency services of the region.

«On the surface is removed 238 of 255 miners,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

As reported by the same source, located in the Leninsk-Kuznetskiy mine impounded at a depth of 320 meters after the broken bilge pump. Circumstances of incident are investigated.

This is a relatively new coal development, the first phase of the mine has put into operation a year ago, in July 2017. Is a division of «Industrial metallurgical holding», one of Russia’s largest steel and mining companies.

As stated on the website of the company, IMH is the world’s largest exporter of merchant pig iron and a leading supplier of merchant coke in the CIS.