Three workers were covered in earth in the town of Rezh (in the Sverdlovsk region). One of them has perished.
The tragedy took place during the construction of a cottage. According to preliminary data, four workers were laying a sewage system in the building. An operator dug a pit and three workers entered it. Unexpectedly, soft ground fell into the pit and covered the men, two of whom were completely covered and the third covered up to the waist. The operator saw the tragedy and called for help. Two of the injured men were saved but the third, a 30-year-old worker, died at the scene.
The accident is now being investigated. A decision will be taken after the investigation.