One Dead, Dozens Trapped After Fire In Russian Coal Mine©

One Dead, Dozens Trapped After Fire In Russian Coal Mine

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Moscow: A fire at a coal mine in Russia’s Siberia killed 11 people and injured more than 40 on Thursday, with dozens of others remaining trapped, authorities said.Also Read - 3 Men Charged in Ahmaud Arbery's Death Convicted of Murder

Efforts to rescue those trapped in the mine were halted on Thursday afternoon because of an explosion threat, and rescuers were rushed out of the mine, administrators of the mine told the Interfax news agency. Also Read - THIS Country Bans Celebrities From Showing Off Wealth on Social Media

The blaze broke out in the Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia. Russia’s state Tass news agency reported, citing an unnamed emergency official, that coal dust caught fire, and smoke quickly filled the Listvyazhnaya mine through the ventilation system. Also Read - Jury in Ahmaud Arbery Death Trial to Hear Closing Arguments