Russian Mine Blast: 15 Trapped Underground

Russian Mine Blast: 15 Trapped Underground

Prokopyevsk in Russia

The blast took place in Prokopyevsk in Russia

At least one coal miner has died and three others were missing after a blast at a Russian coal mine, reports Interfax news agency.

A local law enforcement official said 101 of the 105 miners who had been in the mine in the city of Prokopyevsk in the Kemerovo region of Siberia had made it to the surface.

A miner’s body was found after the blast at the Dzerzhinsky mine in a coal-rich section of central Siberia known as the Kuzbass. read more

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