President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych leaves for the Luhansk Oblast because of the blast that took place in “Sukhodolsk-Vostochnaya” mine today.

The press service of the head of the state disclosed this to UNIAN.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the blast in “Sukhodolsk-Vostochnaya” mine took place in Sukhodolsk town of Krasnodonslyi region of the Luhansk Oblast; as a result of the blast 16 miners died, 2 miners got injuries and are taken to hospital.