The blast took place in Pivnichna coal mine in Dzerzhynsk city of the Donetsk Oblast at 23.00 pm on February 6.

According to the press service of the Emergency Ministry of Ukraine, as a result of the blast 10 miners got injuries. One of them died, 9 other miners were hospitalized to surgery department of Dzerzhynsk central district hospital.

The coal mine does not function temporarily; reasons and circumstances are being investigated.