On 25 of April, there was a methane explosion in the illegal mine Skhidсarbon (East Carbon) located near the village Yurivivka in the temporarily occupied territory of Luhansk region. The first explosion occurred at 11 am, then in 20-30 minutes, there were two local ones. 17 miners were killed in this accident. The Chairperson of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) Mykhailo Volynets commented on this tragic event. On behalf of the NPGU, he expressed deep concern regarding the situation with miners safety.
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