One person was killed in a rockfall at the Zaporozhye iron ore plant located in the village of Mala Bilozerka-4 in Zaporizhia region.

On mine in Zaporizhia region, there was a collapse, and one miner died

The incident occurred at four in the morning, Biznestsentr reports citing Radio Liberty.

"At 4:27 he received information that there is a collapse of breed. The staff of the 7th platoon went into liquidation. At the moment there are 15 of our representatives working. Found the body of one victim. 9:02 got it and had to transfer to the prosecutors. The victim found on the horizon 940 meters", – said the press-Secretary of the state militarized mine-rescue detachment of the State service for emergency situations Vladislav Resin.

According to the representative of the SES, now rescuers continue to work on the scene of the disaster.

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According to the Zaporozhye media at the time of the collapse, the mine employed 242 people.

"Zaporizhzhya iron ore factory" is a private enterprise engaged in mining of iron ore. It is built on the basis of the Yuzhno-Belozersky and Perevisische iron ore deposits identified in 1948. Extraction of ore at the enterprise is conducted since 1967.

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