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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 05:06 PM

Death toll soars to 52 in Russian coal mine fire.

how tragic.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-59421319

Eleven people were intially confirmed to have died after coal dust in a ventilation shaft caught fire early on Thursday, filling the mine with smoke.

A rescue operation had hoped to find survivors, but ended in tragedy.

One rescue team lost touch with the surface, with at least three rescuers confirmed to have died - although local media suggest the toll is higher.

About 285 people were in the mine at the time of the accident, with the majority escaping. Of those, 49 were taken to hospital with injuries, officials said. Some of the injured have smoke poisoning, and four are said to be in a critical condition.

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IcyPeas Nov 25 OP
pandr32 Nov 25 #1
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malaise Nov 25 #3

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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 05:15 PM

1. How bloody awful

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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 05:31 PM

2. Another reason to stop coal mining: people die as it is mined, climate change

will kill people as it is burned.

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Thu Nov 25, 2021, 05:54 PM

3. And twenty eight migrants drowned in the English Channel overnight

including women and children

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