At least 12 dead after dam collapse in SiberiaChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 19, 2019
A dam collapse at a gold mine in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region left at least 12 people dead, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said on its website.
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Another 13 people are still reported to be missing as emergency services continue doing rescue works.
The water damaged temporary shelters where miners were sleeping, Moscow-based news agency Interfax reported, citing unidentified local officials.
The dam wasn't registered with the Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service and was illegal, the newswire said, citing unidentified representatives of the watchdog agency.
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the case. ■