KIEV. 9 Mar. UNN. Today at 18:30 in the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic of Belarus received the message about the incident on the territory 3 of the mine group of “Belaruskali”. According to preliminary information, during the excavation 22b on the Western panel of the horizon -620 meters, collapsed the roof rocks with the release of gas (methane) and salt from the array. Under the rubble in the mine was two employees. It is reported by UNN citing the website of the Ministry of emergency situations of Belarus.

“In this area there were two workers. Employees of paramilitary mountain rescue parts of the enterprise performed works on rassasavanii this site for reducing the concentration of methane vapor in the air and work began on dismantling the dam. The cause of the accident revealed”, — is spoken in the message.

Another of the Ministry of emergency situations told radio Svaboda he was not authorized to give additional information about what happened.

Recall, according to DHHS, March 2, 2017 at 12:46 in Hlukhiv village, Sokalsky district, Lviv oblast, mine No. 10 “the Steppe”, JSC “lvovugol” on the horizon 550 m, the one hundred and nineteenth in the pipeline as a result of explosion there was a collapse of rock.

Mine worked 172 miners, the emergency section of the 34 miners, out of which 8 died and 6 injured, all brought to the surface.