A team from the Central Mining Rescue Station working at the Zofiówka mine in the southern Polish province of Silesia, have managed to reach one of four miners missing after a tremor hit the pit on Saturday.
Four miners rescued from last Wednesday's coal mining accident at the Pniówek coal mine, in Poland, were in critical condition, doctors from the burn treatment clinic where the men were hospitalised reported on Monday.
Doctors have confirmed the deaths of two more miners whose bodies were found after a tremor shook the Zofiówka coal mine, in southern Poland, in the early hours on Saturday, the owner of the coal mine said on Sunday.
A tremor shook the Zofiówka coal mine in southern Poland in the early hours on Saturday, leaving ten miners missing, according to a statement by the mining conglomerate JSW, the mine owner.
Poland's president, Andrzej Duda, has expressed his sympathy to the families of four miners and a member of a rescue team who lost their lives in a mining disaster early on Wednesday morning.
Poland's prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has visited a coal mine where five people were killed in apparent methane explosions on Tuesday night, paying tribute to the four miners and one rescuer who lost their lives.