Rockfall on mine in Lviv region: all miners evacuated

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were 172 miners down in the mine at the moment of the explosion
17:04, 2 March 2017

Rescue workers evacuated all the miners form the mine Stepnaya in Lviv region, where an explosion occurred this morning, which led to the rockfall. The press-service of the State Emergency Service.

As we reported earlier, an explosion occurred on the mine #10 Stepnaya at OJSC LvivVugillya in Lviv region. The explosion led to the rock fall.

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According to the preliminary data, there were 172 miners down in the mine, 34 of them on the emergency area. Eight of them died.

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