Four people died as a result of gas release at a mine in Kazakhstan

At a mine in the Karaganda region Kazakhstan gas was released, killing four people, four more were injured, RIA Novosti reports, citing the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the republic.

There are victims: an emergency occurred at a mine in Kazakhstan

According to the ministry, according to the available preliminary data, on Thursday, November 3, at approximately 3.00 (00.00 Moscow time) at the Lenin mine in the city of Shakhtinsk, there was a sudden release of gas, which led to the death of four workers, the search for another worker continues, four more were delivered in hospital.

According to the department, 106 workers were evacuated. The circumstances of the accident are being investigated. “A commission is being created to investigate the accident, and the results of the investigation will establish the causes and circumstances of the accident,” the press service added.

Earlier at the mine “Osinnikovskaya” in the Kuzbass there was a release of coal and gas. On November 25, 2021, an emergency occurred at the Listvyazhnaya mine. At the time of the incident, there were 285 miners in the mine, of which 239 were evacuated, 51 people died, including five mine rescuers.

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