Rus News Journal

At methane ignition in Ukraine 26 miners

Twenty six miners have suffered have suffered as a result of methane ignition on mine Krasnokutsky in Lugansk area, informs a site of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of Ukraine.

According to department, five miners have got moderate severity level burns, 21 more - insignificant burns.

At the moment of ignition in mine there were 224 persons, on an emergency site - 37 miners.

On a place three branches of the Department of Energy and the coal industry of Ukraine work. Works on mine did not stop.

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the Office of Public Prosecutor has filed criminal charges in connection with methane flash on mine Krasnokutsky informs a press - service of Lugansk regional Office of Public Prosecutor.

the Public prosecutor of Lugansk area brings criminal case under article 273 of a part of the first ( infringement of safety rules at the explosive enterprises or in explosive shops ) Upon explosion air - a metane mix, an event on mine Krasnokutsky - it is told in the message.

we Will remind, last week on the Ukrainian mines there was at once some state of emergency. On mine Suhodolsky East on July, 29th on horizon of 915 metres there was an explosion, 26 miners were lost, two were traumatised. On mine of a name of Bazhanov in Makeyevka the land part 70 - a metre tower for lifting and descent of people and cargoes this very day has fallen. 11 persons were lost, four are in hospital.

on July, 31st in Ukraine   there was a day of mourning for victims as a result of two failures on mines.