Russian media: as a result of explosion on mine in Lugansk region – 2 dead, 15 missing

KIEV. April 26. UNN. The accident at the mine “Shinkaron” lutuginsky region of Luhansk region, temporarily controlled by the militants of the so-called “Luhansk national Republic (LNR)” claimed the lives of at least two miners, 15 people missing. On Friday reported the Agency TASS with reference to the so-called “media” separatists, reports UNN.

“The situation at the mine is critical: at the moment two dead, 15 missing persons”, — quotes the so-called “Minister of emergency situations LC” Eugene Kanavalava Agency.

According to the leader of the militants “LNR” Leonid beekeeper, happened bomb of methane gas. “Presumably, under the ground was the 17 miners. The bodies of two already of mine drew. While the fate of 15 people is unknown”, — writes mass media.

The beekeeper added that on Friday morning on a scene there arrive divisions of EMERCOM of Russia.

“This is due to the fact that units of the Russian emergencies Ministry with special equipment, which we have, unfortunately, no. It was also offered fraternal assistance (supported by the Russian Federation — as amended) Donetsk people’s Republic, but, unfortunately, they also have this equipment. This equipment is only for the Russian Federation. Russian experts responded to our request and coming to help us,” — said beekeeper.

As noted UNN “media” reported that gunmen during an explosion at a mine in the Luhansk region could have been killed 19 miners.