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Day of mourning for the dead Lviv miners is announced in Ukraine
17:47, 3 March 2017
Day of mourning for the dead Lviv miners is announced in Ukraine
17:47, 3 March 2017

Day of mourning for the dead Lviv miners is announced today in Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree and expressed condolences to the families of the victims.

The day before, an explosion of methane took place at Stepova mine in Lviv region. Eight miners were killed. Another 14 got injuries, two of them are in critical condition.

All miners were brought to the surface and than hospitalized. The miners were trying to fulfill the production targets and ignored the safety rules.

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