All employees of the Vorkutaugol mine were evacuated to Komi , where smoke occurred, TASS reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Emergencies in the republic.
It is clarified that we are talking about the Vorkutinskaya and Zapolyarnaya blocks of the Vorkutaugol mine.
Vorkutaugol is part of Severstal PJSC of Alexei Mordashov .
According to the agency, there are no casualties.
A previously informed source told Interfax that smoke had occurred in one of the mines in Komi at the main conveyor well at around 620 m. According to the source, at that time there were 242 miners in the mine.
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