The cause of dam on Russian mine

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Dam breach at the mine for gold mining in Krasnoyarsk region could occur because of the degradation after the rains. About it reports “Interfax-Siberia” with reference to the administration Shhetinkinskijj village of Kuragino district.

“It rained, apparently, one dam washed away. Then one broke through, and the rest of the chain”, — told the Agency interlocutor. He added that at the mine there were three dams. A wave of debris flow due to break of the dam has reached four meters, told TASS in the power structures of the region.

At the time of the accident, the mine employed about 180 people, they are still in the area.

It is noted that the workers lived in a construction cars, some of which washed away debris flow after the dam. The mine was located about 15-20 of these buildings.

As a result of incident, according to latest figures, killed at least 11 people, four victims were hospitalized, 15 more have a look at the place. At the moment the unknown is the fate of 15 people.

The destruction of the dam in the village Scetinkino occurred on 19 October at 06:00 local time (02:00 Moscow).

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