Missing Rudna miner dead

Four miners were injured in the tremor, which occurred 1,100 metres underground. Aleksander Koźmiński/PAP

A miner sought by rescue teams after a Friday tremor in the Rudna copper mine in southwestern Poland is dead, the mine-owning KGHM copper company has informed.

Four miners were injured in the tremor, which occurred 1,100 metres underground. All four have been successfully brought to the surface and their lives are reported out of danger.

KGHM spokespersons said the dead miner was 35 and was the father of two children.

In connection with the accident the KGHM management has announced a three-day mourning period throughout the company.