It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the department.

“15 people are missing,” the source said.

The agency clarifies that the head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, Yevgeny Zinichev, has already instructed to increase the search area for the missing at the scene.

On October 19, at 02:00 Moscow time, in the vicinity of the village of Shchetinkino, Kuraginsky district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, on the river Seiba, the dam of the technological reservoir of the gold mining artel was destroyed.

According to the latest data, 13 people died as a result of the emergency. A criminal case has been instituted on the fact of the deaths.