Gas Explosion Kills At Least 8 Miners in Ukraine

Ukraine, March 03 (QNA) – At least eight miners were killed in a methane gas explosion in a coal mine in western Ukraine’s Lviv region early morning, the Ukrainian emergencies service said.

The service said 34 miners had been at a depth of 550 metres when the explosion ripped through the mine.

A further six miners were injured in the blast and 20 others were being brought back to the surface unharmed, it added. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency