576 Miners Trapped As Heavy Shelling Cuts Power To Two Mines Near Donetsk

June 3, 2015

Reuters reports that two mines in the Donetsk region, Zasyadko and Skochinsky, have both had their power cut by heavy shelling. While the Russian-backed separatists said that they were evacuating 350 trapped miners in Skochinsky, they also report that 576 miners are trapped without light in the Zasyadko mine.