The disconnection of the transport tube rope occurred in Chervony Partyzan coal mine, Chervonopartyzansk, occupied Luhansk region. As a result, nine miners died as Interfax reported citing emergency services of the occupied Luhansk.
“As a result of the incident, preliminary, nine people died,” the message says.
According to the source of the news agency, 25 people stayed in the tube at the moment of the incident. No information about other miners is provided.
As we reported, Russian industrial holding Kolmar organized transportation of Ukrainian coal miners from the occupied Donbas to Russia's Far East.
As it was reported earlier, on July 31, in Udachne, Pokrovsky District of Kyiv-controlled Donbas, an explosion occurred at a mine. As a result of the accident, ten miners were hospitalized. Three miners died, the rest were hospitalized in serious condition. Later, it was reported that two more miners died.
In February, media reported that Russian militants created their energy concern called Energiya Donbassa, which was supposed to include the coal mines and thermal power plants that the occupants had captured earlier. The so-called Donetsk People's Republic took two coal mines under control - namely, Torezantratsyt and Komsomolets Donbassa.