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Criminal case opened after the death of a miner in Chukotka

Criminal case opened after the death of a miner in Chukotka
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In Chukotka, a worker died after a mine collapsed. A criminal case was initiated due to a violation of safety rules during the conduct of work, which, through negligence, resulted in the death of a person.

According to the press service of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, the tragedy occurred on January 5 at the mine of the Shakhtar Prospectors Artel LLC. A 41-year-old employee of the enterprise who was working at that time died on the spot after the roof of the mine collapsed.

The mine itself is located 430 km from the city of Egvekinot. Precious metals are mined here.

 

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