Source Pravda.Ru

Death toll of mine blast reaches 47

Rescuers have found another two bodies of miners in the Taizhina mine (the Kemerovo region), Channel One reported. Thus, the total number of victims of the tragedy reached 47. Bodies of 44 miners have been taken out of the mine.

As reported earlier, the accident was caused by a gas blast at 6:55 a.m. local time on April 10. Some 6 people out of 53 who were in the mine at the time of the explosion survived. The Kemerovo region is mourning for dead miners today.