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    Hundreds Remain Underground After Shelling Cuts Power at Donetsk Coal Mine

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    A total of 379 people currently remain underground after shelling has left the Skochinsky coal mine in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region without power, deputy commander of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) forces Eduard Basurin said Wednesday.

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — A total of 379 people currently remain underground after shelling has left the Skochinsky coal mine in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region without power, deputy commander of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) militia Eduard Basurin said Wednesday.

    “The Skochinsky coal mine has been de-energized, 379 people remain underground,” Basurin told reporters.


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