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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

3 Miners Crushed




MOSCOW -- A rock collapse at a coal mine in Northern Russia killed three miners and wounded two Wednesday, news reports said.


The accident at the Komsomolskaya mine in Vorkuta occurred at a depth of almost 1,000 meters, Interfax reported, citing mine officials.


Russian mines suffer frequent accidents due to poor equipment and lax safety standards.