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Search activities during investigation of a probe into death of people as a result of a dam breach in Krasnoyarsk in progress

In Krasnoyarsk, search activities in an office of the gold mining organization are carried out as part of a probe launched under Part 3 of Article 216 of the Criminal Code of Russia (violation of safety rules during mining that has entailed by negligence the death of two or more persons).
As it was reported earlier, on October 19, 2019, a technological dam on the Ceiba River broke through at night on the territory of a gold mine near the village of Shchetinkino, Kuraginsky District.  According to preliminary data, as a result of the accident, 15 people died and 14 injured workers were hospitalized.

At present investigators are seizing accounting and technical documents and personnel files of workers. The criminal investigation is ongoing.

19 October 2019 16:56

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