On mine “Stepova” (p. Glukhov Sokal district, Lviv region), where the accident occurred and killed eight miners held the water pumping and ventilation of mines, the press service of the state enterprise “lvovugol”.

In addition, experts have been monitoring the site where on March 2, the explosion occurred.

The press service stressed that the clearing and preparatory works are not carried out.

According to the press service, the mine employs the Commission on special investigation of the tragedy on March 2, created by order Gastrula.

At the same time, the press service of the Lviv city Council reports that the 23 miners who are on treatment at the 8-th city hospital of Lviv, stable. Physicians estimate a condition of victims as moderate and the other as satisfactory.

As reported, on March 2 at the mine “Stepova” of state enterprise “lvovugol” there was an explosion of a mixture of air and methane at a depth of about 550 metres . The explosion has killed 8 miners, 23 were injured.

On the specified fact police opened criminal proceedings.

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