BISHKEK, July 23 (TCA) - Kumtor Operating Company confirmed the mass food poisoning of employees at the mine, Kabar reports.
According to the information of the press service of the company, the exact number of poisoned is not specified yet.
"I cannot say now the exact number of poisoned employees. Sanitary Service of the KOC together with the Ministry of Health experts ascertains their numbers", said the press officer of Kumtor.
Some other official sources reported that according to preliminary data there are more than 150 employees that have food poisoning at Kumtor mine.