Three departments are conducting reconnaissance in the Listvyazhnaya mine, these are 17 people, Acting RBC told RBC. Emergencies Minister Alexander Chupriyan.
“Their task is to conduct reconnaissance and, most importantly, to take samples in order to understand what concentration is there,” he said.
According to Chupriyan, there was a high concentration of hydrocarbons in the mine before. “People take risks, but they take samples,” he said.
The head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations added that after that a decision will be made on what to do next.
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