The Directorate of the Investigative Committee continues investigating criminal cases opened over several accidents that happened in the Severnaya coal mine operated by AO Vorkutaugol and killed several dozens of miners and rescuers (Part 3 of Article 216 of the RF Penal Code – violation of safety rules during mining works entailing death of two or more people by negligence). At present, the investigators are considering all possible versions of the accidents.
The Investigative Committee is asking everybody who has relevant information on the accidents or safety breaches committed by the staff or management of the Severnaya mine to give it to the Vorkuta department of the Investigative Committee’s Komi Republic Directorate by telephone numbers: 8(82151)3-10-26, 89125614750.
Head of Media Relations V.I. Markin