Flash, followed by combustion of methane in the mine — five people with burns

At the mine flared methane.  Photo sxc.huUnderground flared methane mixture.
Following the accident on October 18 at a mine in Dzerzhinsk (Donetsk region). Occurred and emergency on mine "Dnepr" (Western Donbass, village Thalmann, Pavlograd district, Dnipropetrovsk region). Here, at a depth of 175 meters flared methane mixture.

On Saturday, October 22, in an underground mine "Dnepr" was only 406 people. At the emergency site, where 12.22 flared methane mixture, employed 35 people.

All the people were able to get themselves to the surface, the press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations.

True, five miners still suffered burns of varying degrees. Two of them were hospitalized.

To put out the "flash, followed by combustion of methane" (as called by the incident in the MOE), fire alarm station is filled with water.

Yuri century ("KP" — Dnepropetrovsk)

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