MES DND confirms the information about the detection of 23 bodies of the dead miners in Donetsk mine where the Explosion occurred, the fate of the nine miners remains unknown.
"We confirm that we have found 23 bodies, they now raise to the surface, the fate of nine remains unknown," he said Last news on Wednesday, Commissioner of the Ministry of emergency situations of the self-proclaimed DND.
first it was rumored that remained unknown fate 32 people. Later on Wednesday confirmed the death of a total difficulties 17 miners.
The explosion at the Zasyadko mine, one of the largest and oldest in the Donbass, occurred early in the morning on Wednesday. According to unconfirmed information, the cause of the explosion was the release of methane. MES DND informed that the mine at the time of the explosion were 230 miners.
The Zasyadko mine is one of the largest coal plants in Ukraine - was introduced in 1958. Before the mine have been a number of major disasters, for example, in 2007, as a result of the explosion of a methane-air mixtures died 101 miner. Over the past year because of the attacks on the mine occurred periodically blackouts, because it was carried out the evacuation of miners. Only since the beginning of 2015 this was More than five times. At the end of November when it hit a mine died one miner.