Donetsk Zasyadko mine, where on Wednesday, an explosion occurred in the last period has not been fired, said on air of the TV channel "112 Ukraine", the head of the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine Mykhaylo Volynets.
first it was announced that on Wednesday morning at the Zasyadko mine explosion occurred. According to the Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic 1 citizen died and 14 were injured. Below ground remains of more than 70 people.
"I specifically said, no fire in these last days on the territory of the mine, and such damage was not. 3 days ago there were shortages of electricity. Immediately, if you look, what was the cause of the accident - was there a power outage or some other cause gas and then an explosion, " said Volynets.
according to the press service of the Confederation of free trade unions of Ukraine, at the time of the accident in the mine were 207 miners. From the zone of the disaster could reach five miners, the fate of the 47 - unknown.