Two workers die under rubble after Belaruskali mine collapses near Salihorsk

Rescue operation was stopped after a self-propelled car with bodies of two miners was unloaded from under the rubble in a Salihorsk mine. After the sudden release of salt and gas several days ago, two workers of underground mining site No. 10 were buried alive, reports.

It is known that rescuers were using shovels and a forklift to look for survivors under the rubble.

Earlier, Belaruskali made public the names of the miners who were under the rubble: Maksim Ivanou and Dzmitry Valkou.

On Sunday morning, this information was confirmed to the ONT channel by the general director of Belaruskali, Ivan Holavaty.

“Unfortunately, the miracle did not happen — the guys were killed,” he said.

On March 10, the Investigative Committee filed a criminal case under Article 303 “Violation of the safety rules for mining or construction work over the inicident in the third mine of Belaruskali. The criminal article provides for liability in the form of a fine, arrest, restriction or imprisonment for up to 7 years.

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