Missing bus that plunged into collapsed gold mine discovered by geoscanner

Missing bus that plunged into collapsed gold mine discovered by geoscanner
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A metal object was discovered as a result of geological scanning at a depth of five meters  in the collapsed gold mine in Pavlodar region. This is probably the bus with rescuers which fell under ground on January 4 when rockfall occurred, Kazinform News Agency reports.

The scanning of the pit was carried out on Sunday, January 7.

On the night of January 4, a bus carrying three rescuers fell under ground as rockfall occurred in the territory of JSC Maikainzoloto. The rockfall depth is about 150 meters, its length is 150-200 meters, and the width is about 500 meters.

The rescuers are working in dangerous conditions, as the boundaries of the ditch are unstable, and the rock and ground keep falling.

 

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