Temperatures near negative 24 degrees Celsius in Yakutia, Russia's coldest region, are not putting off prospective treasure hunters who literally saw gold fall from the sky on Thursday.
A treasure of nine tons of gold and silver Alloy called doré bars fell from the back of an AN-12 cargo plane that was flying from Yakutsk to Krasnoyarsk in an area largely in the airport and its surroundings, reported the Siberian Times. According to reports, the cargo was not properly secured and he pressed the hatch, which gave way.
The company that owns the bars announced a full recovery, according to the newspaper, although the whereabouts of diamonds and platinum were originally reported as part of the charge remains unclear.
Trusted employees were badigned to collect gold and silver bars. On their way home, they were forced to pbad through metal detectors. The police also registered cars, according to the Siberian Times. However, many locals wanted to confirm for themselves if the lost load had been completely collected. It was reported that all flights to Yakutsk are overbooked as people join the rush.
Gold is worth a little over $ 1,300 an ounce these days. In fact, the gold of April
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had a moderate recovery early on Friday after the contract settled at $ 1,317.80 an ounce on Thursday, marking its lowest since March 1 and on its way to completion the week slightly in negative territory.
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