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Alrosa says 79 people brought to surface from mine after accident
August 4, 2017 / 11:27 AM / in 2 months

Alrosa says 79 people brought to surface from mine after accident

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian diamond miner Alrosa said 79 miners had been brought to the surface and a further 25 were being evacuated from its underground Mir mine in eastern Siberia.

There were a total of 148 miners underground when water broke into the mine earlier on Friday, according to Alrosa. No casualties have been reported so far.

Reporting by Diana Asonova; writing by Maria Kiselyova; editing by Dmitry Solovyov

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