Number of dead at northern Russia mine soars to 18 – local ...

Eighteen people have been killed, and three others were injured in a blast at the Vorkutinskaya mine in the northern Russian Republic of Komi, according to the local police. The bodies of 15 people have been identified. A plane with the Head of Emergencies Ministry, doctors, and psychologists on ...

16 killed in Russian coal mine blast - NDTV.com

16 killed in Russian coal mine blast. ... after the explosion at the Vorkutinskaya mine controlled by Russian steel-making giant Severstal in the Komi region town of Vorkuta, the emergencies ...

Severstal - Wikipedia

On February 11, 2013, the company's Vorkutinskaya mine, in the Komi Republic in northern Russia, experienced an explosion that caused the mine to collapse on a team of 22 people. A total of 18 people lost their lives in the accident.

Blast at Russia coal mine kills 18 people - news.yahoo.com

MOSCOW (AP) -- A blast at a coal mine in northern Russia on Monday killed 18 people, officials said Monday. Rescuers have recovered 10 bodies at the Vorkutinskaya mine in Russia's Komi region, Vadim Kolesnikov, a duty officer at the Russian Interior Ministry, told the Associated Press.

2013 in Russia - Wikipedia

The following lists events from the year 2013 in Russia. ... February 11 - An underground methane gas explosion killed up to 18 miners at a coal pit in northern Russia. ... March 28 - A bus crash in northwest Russia killed six people and injured at least 23 others, including orphans returning from a field trip. ...

Ten killed in Russian coal mine blast - Yahoo7 Finance

Ten killed in Russian coal mine blast. Anna Smolchenko. AFP. 11 February 2013. Reblog. Share. ... in 2011 the Vorkutinskaya mine won a corporate award for "worthy working conditions -- the basis for respect in the work force". ... Deadly blasts which usually caused by a build-up in methane gas remain a frequent occurrence in the coal mining ...

Coal mine disasters in Russia | Reuters

Mar 19, 2007· Coal mine disasters in Russia 2 Min Read (Reuters) - A methane explosion killed 25 people on Monday as it ripped through a Russian coal mine where 186 miners were working, the Emergencies Ministry ...

Ten killed in Russia coal mine blast | IOL News

Vorkuta - Ten miners were killed and seven missing on Monday when a methane explosion tore through a coal mine in the remote Russian Far North town of Vorkuta within the Arctic Circle, the ...

Russia Coal Mine Explosion Kills 18 Miners - Yahoo News UK

Seventeen miners have died and another is missing, presumed dead, after an explosion at a coal mine in northern Russia. Rescue teams are attempting to reach the men at the Vorkutinskaya mine in Vorkuta, Komi region, around 1,160 miles northeast of Moscow.

Russia coal mine blast kills 18 - CBS News

Moscow A blast at a coal mine in northern Russia on Monday killed 18 people, officials said Monday. Rescuers have recovered 10 bodies at the Vorkutinskaya mine in Russia's Komi region, Vadim ...

Coal mine explosion in Russia kills 18 | The BRICS Post

A methane gas explosion at a coal mine in Russia's northern republic of Komi on Monday morning has killed at least 18 people. Initial information suggests there were two blasts at a depth of 800 metres. "According to preliminary data, methane gas caused the explosion at the Vorkutinskaya mine ...

Blast at Russia coal mine kills 18 | MINING.com

A deadly explosion at a coal mine in the remote Russian Far North, within the Arctic Circle, left 18 people dead so far, said Monday the country's Emergency Situations Ministry. Today's ...