“Today, a mining and rescue team found the bodies of two miners who died as a result of a fire in oil mine No. 3 of the Yareganeft oil mine production enterprise.

The remains were raised to the surface.

They had personal protective equipment with them, ”RIA Novosti quotes a representative of the republican investigation department.

According to the investigation, on November 1, during the execution of drilling operations in oil mine No. 3 of the Yareganeft enterprise, elements of the mine structures caught fire due to violations of the industrial safety requirements of hazardous production facilities.

At the time of the incident, 82 workers were in the mine, 80 rose to the surface.

On January 22, it was reported that mine rescuers found the bodies of three miners who died under the rubble as a result of the release of methane and the collapse of rocks at the S.D. Tikhova in Kuzbass.