Miners accused of flooding an apartment building in Russia

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Miners accused of flooding an apartment building in Russia

In parallel, several apartments of the house in Krasnoyarsk were flooded with water. The affected residents are sure that all because of the mining farm located in one of the apartments. This was reported by Channel 7.

As one of the tenants, whose apartment was flooded, assures, the incident occurred due to burst pipes in a neighboring apartment. It supposedly housed a mining farm. To cool the room, the windows to the room were always open, due to which the batteries could not withstand temperature changes, the victims are sure.

So far, the amount of damage caused has not been established. In total, about ten apartments were flooded. Only one of the victims estimates the damage at least 450 thousand rubles ($7300).

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