13 bodies of miners, who died during the explosion in the coal mine SkhidKarbon, were taken to the surface in Yurivka village of occupied Luhansk. RBC reported this, referring to the press of the occupied territories.
According to the report, four miners remain under the rubble, and it is still unknown where they are.
A number of explosions occurred at SkhidKarbon coal mine near Luhansk on the occupied territory of Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine. The blasts reportedly took lives of 19 people. TASS reported this, citing the Emergency Ministry of the Russian Federation. Officers of Russia’s Emergency Ministry headed for the accident scene on request of the so-called “Luhansk People’s Republic” that controls the area.
SkhidKarbon is the only mini-mine on the territory of Lutuhyne Raion in Luhansk region. Due to hostilities, the mine wasn’t operating since 2014, however, production operations were resumed in January 2018.