Search for Russion miners after explosion
CNN.com repored that rescue teams continued their search Tuesday for six miners, a day after an explosion ripped through a coal mine in southwestern Siberia. The explosion killed at least 100 people, officials said.
The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that 203 workers were in the Ulyanovskaya mine in Kemerovo area when the methane explosion occurred. The depth was about 270 meters, reported CNN.
President Vladimir Putin sent regional governor Aman Tuleyev a telegram conveying his sympathy for the relatives of victims and support for survivors, according to The Associated Press.
Star Tribune reported that rescuers searched Tuesday for 13 miners missing, and reported only 97 fatalities.