01 October 2013 19:34 [Source: ICIS news]
(updates with confirmation from K+S)
LONDON (ICIS)--Three miners died in Tuesday's accident at a potash mine in Germany’s Thuringia state, German potash major K+S said.
K+S said that the miners, who had initially been reported missing, died after routine blasting operations at its Unterbreizbach mine at around 13:00 local time set off carbon dioxide (CO2) gas.
Four workers have been rescued. Two of the rescued workers are receiving medical treatment, the company said.
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