Three miners were killed ,several injured in a methane gas explosion at nickel mine in Norilsk

Three miners were killed ,several injured in a methane gas explosion at nickel mine in Norilsk

MOSCOW, July 7: Three miners were killed and several others were injured in a methane gas explosion at a mine in Norilsk, in Siberia’s Krasnoyarsk Region, the Nornickel mining and metallurgical company said on Friday.

All the personnel have been evacuated to the surface, and the miners, who were injured in the incident, are receiving medical assistance. Rescuers are working at the site.

According to the local emergencies ministry, five miners have gone missing and 135 people have been evacuated.

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