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Last body found in Komi coal mine

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Feb. 12, 2013, 9:59 a.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Interfax-Ukraine

In this photo taken Jan. 22, 2010 and released by Russia’s Emergency Situations on the Emergency Ministry, Komi region branch internet site on Feb. 11, 2013, a general view of the main building of the Vorkutinskaya mine is seen. A blast at the coal mine in northern Russia on Monday Feb. 11, 2013 left 10 people dead and seven missing, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said.
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Vorkutinskaya Coalmine (Komi) - The bodies of 17 workers killed in a methane explosion at the Komi Vorkutinskaya coal mine have been brought to the surface, coal mine chief engineer Sergei Moiseyev said at the daily briefing held by Russian Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov on Tuesday.

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