MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say a methane gas explosion ripped through a coal mine on Wednesday and killed two miners.
A total of 105 miners were in the Dzerzhinsky mine in the Kemerovo region of Siberia when the gas exploded just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The regional administration said in a statement that two of the miners died, but the rest had made it out alive.
The cause of the blast was unknown. The regional administration said an investigation was underway.
Russian officials say a methane gas explosion ripped through a coal mine on Wednesday night, killing two miners.