Afkham condoles with Ukraine government on victims of mine explosion

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham

Tehran, March 7, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Saturday expressed condolence to Ukraine government on mine explosion and sympathized with the families of the victims.

According to the Press Bureau of the ministry of foreign affairs, the explosion occurred on Wednesday morning in which some 33 miners were killed and some 47 others are missing.

The blast hit the Zasyadko mine in the Donetsk region at 5:57 a.m. local time.

According to unofficial news, the number of victims is about 77 miners.