Moscow – One miner was killed and two others were wounded in an explosion in a Russian Mine, Southwest region of Rostov, a representative of the Regional Emergency Services told Sputnik on Thursday.
“According to the preliminary data, three miners were victims of detonated explosives at the Obukhovskaya mine in Zverevo, one of them was killed, two others hospitalised,’’ the representative said.
According to the representative, the mine was operating in a normal mode and the incident was being investigated.
It is the second fatal incident in a Russian mine over the past two days.
On Wednesday, one worker was killed and one more injured as a result of a mine collapse in the Sverdlovsk region.