Ukrainian rescuers brought to the surface 96 of miners who remained underground in the end of the night shelling of the city of Dzerzhinsk of Donetsk region, after which the mine was de-energized, said at a press conference the official representative of the presidential administration of Ukraine on problems of special operations Andrei Lysenko.
The head of Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Donetsk oblast Vyacheslav Abroskin on the first day of the weekend said that in the end of the night shelling of Dzerzhinsk were de-energized mine Dzerzhinsk, North and at toretskoye, under the ground there are 216 people.
"according to the police organizations of Donetsk region, 96 miners have already raised and a rescue operation is currently ongoing," said Lysenko.
at the same time the head of the Independent trade Union of miners Mikhail Volynets on air of TV channel have said before, that all the miners, locked in the mines, raised to the surface.
"currently all of the miners brought to the surface, the applied voltage at all the mines, turned on the fans, is the gassing workings," said Volynets.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.