State Emergency Service in the Lviv region spokesman Vitalii Turovtsev wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"We have launched the partial search for the missing ecologist. One excavator and 10 rescue workers are involved," he wrote.
As previously reported, on May 30, a waste slide occurred in the Hrybovytske landfill outside Lviv as firefighters were trying to extinguish a blaze. As a result, four people are reported to have been buried under the slid waste, three of them have already been found. June 1 was declared a mourning day for the deceased.
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Criminal proceedings have been instituted as rescuers keep searching for the fourth missing person.
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