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Rescue work in Listvyazhnaya is completed: there are no survivors in the mine

The accident at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Kuzbass killed 52 people, including six rescuers.

This is the latest data from the emergency services of the region.

A day has passed since the explosion, so all the missing are considered dead. The bodies of the miners remain underground, after the temperature and methane concentration stabilize, they will be raised to the surface.

Recall that an explosion in the mine thundered on Thursday, November 25, at about 08:30 local time (04:30 Moscow time). Underground at the time of emergency there were 285 people, most – about 260 miners – were rescued, 40 of them were hospitalized.

“Most likely, it was a methane explosion, caused somewhere by a spark, which led to an explosion and a shock wave. As a result, people who could not get out were injured,” said the Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Dmitry Demeshin

On the fact of the accident, a criminal investigation has already begun, the director of the mine, his first deputy, as well as the head of the section have been detained, the Investigative Committee of Russia said.

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