(QHA) -

7 people killed, 9 injured in a coalmine explosion in Donetsk region of Ukraine, according to Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine.

Methane exploded on Monday, February 17, 08:38 PM local time, on the horizon of 815 m.
87 miners were in the mine when incident occurred.

On Tuesday, bodies of killed miners were found and lifted to the surface.

Cause of the explosion is being investigated.

QHA