"Five people were killed and twelve are missing after an explosion in a coal mine in the northeastern indian Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Gasexplosionen occurred at the village of Yurievka according to local media."
"Russia has sent rescue teams to the area, said the Russian authorities."
"Mine was closed in 2014 due to fighting between Ukrainian government forces and ryskstödda separatists but was opened again in 2018."
"most of Ukraine's coal is mined in the east of the country, where war has claimed about 13 000 lives since Russia in 2014 stood on the rebel side and annexed the Ukrainian crimean peninsula. The international community has neither recognized the annexation of Crimea or the breakaway republics of Luhansk and Donetsk."