At the gold mine in the Chelyabinsk region collapsed

Rescuers at the gold mine

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Caving at a depth of 700 meters has occurred at the gold mine in the Chelyabinsk region. 166 miners had been evacuated, the fate of three is unknown. According to unconfirmed reports, one person was killed

After the collapse of the rocks at the gold mine in Plastovskoy district of Chelyabinsk region were evacuated 166 miners, reports the website of the regional emergencies Ministry.

“The fate of three people is still unknown. The collapse occurred at a depth of 700 meters. Rescuers began search operations. On the territory of the mine also arrived fire-rescue and emergency personnel assistance”, — stated in the message.

The source of RIA Novosti said that in the collapse killed one person. “The body of one comprehended on the surface, the search for the second continues, one injured”, — said the Agency interlocutor. Official confirmation of this information has been received.