WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Coal mining authorities in Poland stated Saturday that contact has been misplaced with 10 miners following an underground tremor and methane gasoline discharge on the Borynia-Zofiowka mine within the south of the nation.
The accident at 3:40 a.m. Saturday occurred some 900 meters (2,950 ft) underground. It was the second colliery accident in simply 4 days within the coal mining area across the city of Jastrzebie-Zdroj, close to the Czech border.
Repeat methane blasts since Wednesday on the close by Pniowek mine have killed 5 and left seven lacking and injured dozens. Both mines are operated by the JSW firm.
The firm stated that 52 employees have been within the space of the tremor on the Borynia-Zofiowka mine and 42 of them have been in a position to depart the shaft on their very own. A rescue operation has been launched for the ten lacking miners.
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