At least six people have died and 49 were missing Thursday following a mine accident in Siberia, local authorities said.
The press office of local governor Sergey Tsivilev told AFP that 285 people were in the mine at the time of the accident.
Its causes remain unknown and there is “no contact” with the minors still missing, the source said.
“Rescue operations at the Listviajnaya mine are underway. A total of 237 people have been brought to the surface, 45 people have been injured. 48 people remain in the mine,” the Russian Ministry of Situations said on Wednesday. emergency on Telegram.