Two workers die in coal mine accident in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The tragedy occurred on June 12
22:16, 13 June 2019

Miner's helmet, emergency at a mine
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Two miners deceased during the works at a coal mine in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region. One of the men was crushed against the wall; another one ended up under the assembly-line grinder. A criminal case was opened on this fact, as the local prosecutor's office reported.

The emergencies took place on June 12; the first one occurred at 2.20 p.m., and the other one at about 8.30 p.m. Both miners deceased.

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