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Miners missing after Alrosa mine accident

Rescue teams are searching for nine workers missing in an underground mine owned by Russian diamond miner Alrosa after water flooded in on Friday, the company said, Reuters reported.

A total of 133 miners were brought to the surface after the flood started, Alrosa said in a statement citing its chief executive Sergey Ivanov. There were 142 workers underground when the accident happened and nine more were preparing to go down to the mine, the Reuters report said.

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