A further miner injured in last Wednesday's methane blast at the Pniowek coal mine in southern Poland has died, the Burn Treatment Centre in Siemianowice Slaskie, where the man was hospitalised, reported on Tuesday evening.
Teams of rescuers who are trying to reach four miners who went missing after a tremor shook the Zofiowka coal mine in southern Poland, on Saturday, have managed to detect signals from emergency beacons located in the miners' lamps.
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.
Six miners died in an accident at the Zofiowka coal mine in the southern Polish region of Silesia, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has announced while five miners were confirmed dead in another accident at the nearby Pniowek coal mine.
The death toll from the methane blasts at the Pniowek mine has climbed to six after a fifth miner, who was being treated at the Burn Treatment Centre in Siemianowice Slaskie, southern Poland, died on Sunday night.
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.
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.
Four miners and one rescuer were killed after two probable methane explosions in the Pniowek coal mine in Pawlowice, southern Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday afternoon.
Trade unions from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, reached agreement in a wage dispute with PGG management on Friday and suspended the announced strike action.
Miners working for the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, have voted to strike in a company-wide referendum after talks with management and officials from the state-assets ministry failed to end a wage dispute.