Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Thursday sent a message to the Metropolitan of Donetsk and Mariupol Hilarion, in which she expressed condolences to the families of the deceased in the incident at the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk and tried to convince believers to help in providing the necessary assistance to those who need it.
"Pain in my heart said the sad news of the explosion at the mine named A. F. Zasyadko, in the end he lost lives and damaged the health of the majority of the miners. Sincerely condole with you, your flock and all the residents of Donbas in connection with this tragedy, " - said in the message of the Patriarch, published on the Internet representation of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church has tried to convince the clergy and laity of the Donetsk diocese to respond to this disaster and to provide the necessary assistance to others, all who are now in need ".
The Patriarch wished resistance rescuers and medical professionals who his noble service to the place of the tragedy and in hospitals, where there is a struggle for the life and health of received damage." Merciful God bless the residents of Donbas, will preserve them from all evil and Yes spacesystem them in building a stable and just peace, " - said in the message.
Condolences to the families of the dead miners also expressed Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine Onuphrios.
In the morning on March 4 at the Zasyadko mine, located within DND, the explosion occurred, under the ground at this point was 230 miners. According to final data, in the end, the disaster killed more than 30 people.