Colapsa y se inunda mina de carbón en Coahuila; At least 10 traps

After the collapse of a carbon mine —known as wells— in the community of Villa de Agujita, municipio de Sabinas, Coahuila, at least 10 miners have been trapped and until the end of this edition, no results have been achieved.

The state and federal authorities informed that approximately at 1:35 p.m. yesterday, an accident occurred in a coal mine located in the area known as Conchas, near the town of Agujita.

Los trabajadores realizaban actividades de excavación a una profundidad de 50 meters cuando se toparon con un área contigua llena de agua, que al delrumbarse provocó una inundación y entrapó los.

Tras el delrumbe y la inundación del pozo, habitantes de la localidad, un minero, identificado como Raymundo Torres, logró salir y pedir ayuda, por lo que los cuerpes de rescuate que llegaron al lugar logaron sacar con vida a; Until last night, these men encountered minor injuries at the Hospital General de Zona número 24 in Nueva Rosita.

Ante el accidento, ocurrido a pocos metros del Río Sabinas, personal de Protección Civil de Coahuila, de Sabinas y del municipio contiguo de San Juan de Sabinas, enviaron rescatistas al lugar para attemptar salvar a los trabajadores rapadoque at los trabajadores.

Hasta el momento se desconoce el número exacto de víctimas, ya que en el transcurso de la tarde diverses authorities proporcaron cifras dispares, que oscilaron entre los nueve y los 11, sin contar a los dos los logaron salirrosque.

Los rescatistas realizaron su labor durante varias horas, mientras familiares de los trabajadores y pobladores de la Región Carbonífera de Coahuila hacián prayers para que los mineros fueras cados en vida.

In the afternoon, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador informed of the accident via a tweet that said: “At 1:35 p.m., a landslide was registered in a coal mine in the municipality of Sabinas, Coahuila, which was triggered.” un socavón donde quedaron atrapados, al parecer, nueve mineros”.

The prime minister expressed that the Army activated Plan DN-III with 92 elements, specialists and four canine binomials for the rescue of trapped miners.

He also said that the secretaries of work and security, as well as civil protection, the army, rescuers and authorities of the region were already active in the area. Y confirmation: “Esperamos encontraros a salvo”.

Separately, the governor of Coahuila, Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís, lamented the accident that occurred in the coal well and asked the fiscal of the state, Gerardo Márquez Guevara, and the secretary of government, Fuentesia de Suseramedia, Fuentesia de Sulaseno de Gobierno. ” prioritizing the rescue of trapped persons in coordination with the federal authorities.

De las Fuentes dio a conocer que differenta empresas apoyaron con bombas subergibles y cuadrillas las labores de rescuate y advirtió que si hay un delito que perseguir , omisión o responsabilidad que hayan causado el derrumácáucaláucauerbe, “.

For these facts, the organization Familia Pasta de Conchos pointed out that the accident that occurred yesterday has not been reversed due to the structural conditions that caused the events of more than 16 years ago. Y expresó: “¿Cuántas muertes necessitamos para que se tomen medidas de no repetición?”

En un comunicado difundido en sus redes sociales, the organization detalló that the mine siniestrada has three pits of carbon that do not have walls constructed of material to avoid a possible collapse and that have approximately 65 funds.

Añadió que los mineros quedaron atrapados “porque no se tomaron medidas de seguridad como barrenar las paredes para identificador una posible acumulación de agua o de gas”.

In addition, he denounced that “the bad conditions of this work center are the result of the omission of the Mexican State to take measures of non-repetition”.

For its part, the Secretaría de Trabajo y Previsión Social informed in a communique that the mine “initiated operations in January of this year and at the end of the year there are no antecedents of complaints for some type of anomaly”.

Meanwhile, the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) announced that the mine is registered as patron before this organism and that it is current in payment of labor-patronage quotas.

El pozo siniestrado is located in the Carbonífera region of the state of Coahuila, in which the Pasta de Conchos mine was also located, in which a landslide occurred on February 19, 2006, which cost the life of 65 mines.

  • El dato: On February 19, 2006, the Pasta de Conchos mine, located in Coahuila, suffered an explosion due to the accumulation of methane gas, which increased its effects due to lack of security.