Kazakhstan Fire: Fierce fire in coal mine, one person killed; Search for missing people still going on

A miner was killed in a fire at an ArcelorMittal coal mine in Kazakhstan. At the same time, the search for the four missing people is going on. The company said 227 workers were underground at the time of Thursday's accident and 222 had been evacuated. It is noteworthy that ArcelorMittal Temirtau has 15 coal and ore mines in Kazakhstan.

Aug 18, 2023 - 10:07
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Kazakhstan Fire: Fierce fire in coal mine, one person killed; Search for missing people still going on

A fire broke out at the ArcelorMittal coal mine in Kazakhstan, killing one miner. The company said on Friday that rescuers were searching for four people who were still missing.

"Efforts are ongoing to contain the fire and restore normal ventilation," ArcelorMittal Temirtau, the company representing the company in Kazakhstan, said in a statement. It added, "The search is on for four more miners." The company said 227 workers were underground at the time of Thursday's accident and 222 had been evacuated.

It said that the employee who died was an electrician with 39 years of experience. ArcelorMittal Temirtau has 15 coal and ore mines in Kazakhstan.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer