A 46-year-old miner died 900 metres below ground at OKD’s ČSM mine in the Karviná area on Friday; he had reportedly been operating hydraulic machinery. The accident took place shortly before 2 PM; possible causes are being investigated. The news was confirmed by the company’s spokesman. Five miners have died in accidents at OKD facilities this year.
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