The evening of August 25 methane exploded at the mine office "Pokrovskoye." 246 miners were at the emergency site. All the miners have been pulled out. Six of them received injuries of varying severity and were taken to hospitals, reported the press service of the National Police in Donetsk region.

- Five bodies have suffered burns from 50% to 60%. Doctors say nothing threaten their lives, they are being provide with all necessary medical care, said the Chairman of the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets.

Volynets also said that currently five injured miners are in the Kramatorsk burn centers and one injured - in the Pokrovskiy City Hospital.

The circumstances of the blast are being established.

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