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13 Killed In Czech Mine Accident

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Updated December 21, 2018

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Thirteen miners died and up to 10 were injured after methane combustion at a mine in the east of the Czech Republic, a spokesman said Friday.

“In total we have 13 dead miners, 11 Polish and two Czech,” Ivo Celechovsky, spokesman for the OKD mining company, told AFP.

The accident occurred at the CSM mine in the city of Karvina, about 300 kilometres (200 miles) east of Prague, on Thursday afternoon.

AFP