Corpses of the victims were transferred to the National Forensics Bureau
Corpses of the victims were transferred to the National Forensics Bureau

All six bodies of dead miners have been taken from Mindeli mine. The Emergency Situations Management Service and Mountain Rescuers carried out by works.

The corpses of the victims were transferred to the National Forensics Bureau in Kutaisi.

Representatives of the Technical Inspection Department of the Ministry of Economy are at the site. Technical inspection of the site will be started today.

The accident claimed lives of 6 miners, while three others were injured.

According to the Ministry, the initial results of the investigation show that a ceiling collapsed as a result of the deformation of walls in one of the tunnels. The accident claimed lives of 6 miners, while three others were injured.

An investigation has been launched under the second part of the Article #240 of Criminal Code of Georgia, pertaining to the violation of safety rules.

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