The governor of Kuzbas has refused to stop searches of the lost miners
the Governor of the Kemerovo region Aman Tuleyev has refused to sign certificates about the termination of search works on “ Raspadsky “. For as much as possible exact situation assessment on mine it decided to address to leading foreign scientists and experts in the field of mining.
At the meeting which has taken place in administration of the region, there was a speech about the difficulties connected with work on search of 11 bodies which has remained underground of victims. The commander of the Novokuznetsk separate militarised mine-rescue group Alexander Apalkov has reminded that failure on “ Raspadsky “ has no analogues on the scales: two explosions had been destroyed 300 kilometres of underground developments. Hundreds kilometres it is passed by mine-rescuers during the emergency works, which all this time were conducted manually. Blockages understand the most complicated conditions of an underground fire. The temperature in the most dangerous places on depth of 400 metres exceeds 800 degrees on Celsius. During search works it has been injured nine fighters VGSCH. Therefore, mine-rescuers consider, continuation of searches is life-threatening.
- We have approached to developments of the sixth layer where it is impossible to work manually, - Apalkov has reported. - That the technics underground has started to work, oxygen is required, and it is real threat of explosion.
In turn, Aman Tuleyev, having agreed what to continue searches it is unsafe, has declared literally the following: it is necessary to wait a little with final decision acceptance.
- I have refused to sign preliminary certificates about the termination of search works, - he has told. - for acceptance of the correct decision it is necessary to invite leading experts, scientific, international experts. I think, from Germany, Great Britain, Ukraine and Poland where in mines similar technologies and were similar cases.
the Independent commission, according to Tuleyev, within 20 days will estimate a situation in mine and will give out the conclusion against which it will be possible to lean further.
we Will remind, as a result of two powerful explosions in the night from 8 for May, 9th, 2010 a number of elevated objects is destroyed. Was lost 91 persons.