The cause of the explosion in occupied Donetsk was detonation of explosives at the Skochinsky mine. This is reported by the so-called "Ministry of Coal Industry", operating in the militants-controlled part of the Donetsk oblast.
"There was an explosion of the unknown object in the territory adjacent to the industrial site of the surface complex of the Skochinsky coal mine on September 4 at 9:27. As a result, an employee of the mine, born in 1964, died", - the report said.
It is noted that the explosion did not affect the operation of the coal mining enterprise. The Skochinsky coal mine works as usual.
Earlier, the Donetsk residents wrote about a loud explosion that thundered in the city. At the moment, the cause of the explosion in social networks is also called detonation of mine explosives:
"There was an explosion at the Skochinsky mine, the plant is without glass, they gave out explosives from the mine to the surface and it exploded",
"A half-car of explosives exploded on the surface (the Skochinsky mine), the reasons are being clarified".