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According to updated data, 239 people have been brought out of the mine to the surface. The search operation continues. The mine has been suspended.

EMERCOM of Russia has deployed an interdepartmental operational headquarters on site. The site employs 173 people and 39 pieces of equipment, including 132 people and 25 pieces of equipment from the EMERCOM of Russia (including 19 departments of the mine rescue service). Specialists have identified the location of the mine rescuers; to date, about 20 kilometers of underground workings have been examined.

The forces and means of the Kemerovo fire and rescue garrison of the Main Directorate of the EMERCOM of Russia in the Kemerovo region – Kuzbass, the Novokuznetsk paramilitary mine rescue detachment, the State Central Airmobile Rescue Team of the EMERCOM of Russia “Centrospas”, divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia and the Ministry of Health of Russia were attracted.

Psychologists of the department work with relatives of the victims. On the basis of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Kemerovo Region – Kuzbass, a hot line has been opened 8-800-775-17-17.

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