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    All Workers From Burning Mine in Russia's Kemerovo Region Rescued

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    All the miners from burning Zarechnaya coal mine in the Russian Kemerovo Region have been evacuated.

    KRASNOYARSK/NOVOSIBIRSK (Russia) (Sputnik) — All the miners from burning Zarechnaya coal mine located in the town of Polysayevo of Russia's Kemerovo Region have been evacuated, a source in Polysayevo administration told RIA Novosti on Friday.

    Earlier in the day, fire erupted at a transforming station located in Zarechnaya mine, at the moment when 103 workers were in the mine.

    "All the people have been evacuated from the mine, there are no injured among them," the source said.

    He added that only the people involved in firefighting had still been in the mine.

    At the same time, local emergencies services had not confirmed that everyone had been evacuated and there were no victims.

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