Ukraine Coal Mine Accidents Kill 37

31 July 2011 (Last Updated July 31st, 2011 18:30)

37 miners have been been killed in two coal mining accidents in Ukraine. A methane explosion is suspected to have caused a blast at the Suhodilska-Eastern mine in the Luhansk region, which killed 26 workers on Friday. In a second incident, 11 miners were killed on the same day w

37 miners have been been killed in two coal mining accidents in Ukraine.

A methane explosion is suspected to have caused a blast at the Suhodilska-Eastern mine in the Luhansk region, which killed 26 workers on Friday.

In a second incident, 11 miners were killed on the same day when an elevator collapsed at a mine in Donetsk region.

Rescue workers have now found the bodies of all missing miners who were working in the east of the country, reports AP.