The ICR opened a criminal case over the death of a miner at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Kuzbass

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In connection with the incident at the Listvyazhnaya mine (an enterprise of the SDS-Ugol holding in the city of Belovo) in Kuzbass on Thursday, the investigative bodies of the ICR in the Kemerovo Region opened a criminal case on violation of industrial safety requirements, which, through negligence, resulted in the death of a person (Part 2 of Art. . 217 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

The leadership of the Investigation Department, headed by and, went to the scene. O. head Alexander Bezukladnikov, an investigative group, including forensic investigators, is working, the press service of the department reports. The necessary investigative actions are being carried out to establish all the circumstances of the incident. Earlier, in connection with the smoke in the mine and the poisoning of miners with combustion products, the investigating authorities began a pre-investigation check.

A smoke signal at the Listvyazhnaya mine was received by the Ministry of Emergency Situations on November 25 at 9:07 am local time (5:07 Moscow time). According to the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, at the time of the incident, there were 285 people underground, 237 of them were taken out and raised to the surface at 14:00 local time, including four in serious condition. 43 people were taken to hospitals, including two in serious condition, one person died, the press service of the regional government administration reports.

According to preliminary data, some workers suffered from smoke poisoning, the number of victims is being specified. Rescue work continues.

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Igor Lavrenkov, Kemerovo

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