Miner killed after rock fall at OKD mine

A 34-year-old miner was killed after an underground rock fall at the Darkov mine near Karviná, in the east of the country, on Wednesday. Five other workers were injured but were not in a serious condition according to a spokesman for the mining company OKD. The death is the third so far this year at the mining complex, equalling the total number of deaths in 2010.

Author: Chris Johnstone