Vorkuta mine disaster

A series of explosions over several days at a mine attributed to a methane leak

The Vorkuta mine disaster was a series of explosions that happened in a mine in Vorkuta, Komi Republic, Russia. It killed 36 people on 25 February 2016.[1]


  1. Associated Press. "Russian Coal Mine Accident in Vorkuta Kills 36, Including 5 Rescuers". nbcnews.com. NBC. Retrieved 1 March 2016.