The International Business Times reports that a Ukraine coal mine that recently had an accident that killed 34 miners is responsible for 300 fatalities since 1999. See the story at:

http://www.ibtimes.com/ukraine-coal-mine-explosion-more-300-killed-zasyadko-incidents-1999-1836044#.VPoRH_V1mdM.linkedin

The whole rescue process is being complicated by the fighting in the Ukraine.

Another story claim that investment in “safety technology” could have prevented the methane blast at the mine.