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Accident kills 3 at Evraz coal mine in Siberia

Author: Robin Paxton, Tanya Mosolova & Rory Channing, Reuters, Published on: 17 August 2008

Three miners died on Sunday in an accident at a Siberian coal mine owned by Evraz Group..."There was an accident. Three people died," a spokesman for the Emergencies Ministry in Moscow said. "Over 70 people were inside the mine at the time of the accident. All the rest have been moved out to the surface." The ministry official said there had been "a breach of the technological process with methane involved", but he did not confirm whether or not there had been an explosion...A...spokesman for Evraz confirmed three miners had died in an accident at the mine. He gave no further details regarding the cause of the accident...

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