Currency converter
All news
News Search Topics
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting

Blast at coal mine in eastern Ukraine kills one, wounds 14

March 04, 2015, 10:20 UTC+3 MOSCOW

According to preliminary data, 73 miners are trapped in the mine

1 pages in this article
© ITAR-TASS/Konstantin Sazonchik

MOSCOW, March 4. /TASS/. One person died and another 14 were injured during an explosion at the Zasyadko Mine in eastern Ukraine’s city Donetsk on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the emergencies ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s republic said.

"According to preliminary data, 73 miners have been blocked underground," spokesperson Yuliana Bedilo said, adding that this might have been "the explosion of a steam-and-gas mixture."

The emergencies ministry said that the rescue operation is underway. The management staff at the mine has so far failed to confirm the accident.

Show more
In other media
Partner News