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Acting Head of EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Chupriyan met with the families of the dead rescuers of the Novokuznetsk mine rescue team of the EMERCOM of Russia. During a search and rescue operation in the Listvyazhnaya mine, five mine rescuers of the VGSCh department were killed.

“You will not be thrown into the big family of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. We will work with each family individually and resolve all emerging issues, including the education of children, ”said A. Chupriyan, Acting Head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, while communicating with the families of the dead rescuers.

A. Chupriyan said that they will be paid the same compensation as the relatives of the killed miners.

He expressed his sincere condolences on behalf of the entire Ministry. “Whatever I say now, whatever words I say, is unlikely to ease the pain of loss. But you and I will now have to live with this feeling. Your family members were courageous people who chose this difficult profession. Mine rescuers are the last hope of miners in trouble, ”A. Chupriyan said.

The funeral of three dead mine rescuers will take place on November 28. The bodies of two remain in the mine for now. “And now one of the tasks that we face is to raise the bodies of our comrades,” said the acting head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

A. Chupriyan laid flowers at the monument to the dead mine rescuers on the territory of the Novokuznetsk VGSO, paying tribute to the memory and respect for the heroic deed of the rescuers who courageously perform their duty until the last second.

The acting head of the department visited the injured miners and mine rescuers in the hospital of the regional center, where 5 miners and 6 mine rescuers are being treated. A total of 15 mine rescuers are currently in hospitals in Kuzbass. Everyone has carbon monoxide poisoning.

For courage and courage shown in the performance of their official duty in extreme conditions, the Order of Courage will be awarded to employees of the mine rescue service of the EMERCOM of Russia. 5 of them were posthumous.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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