In Lugansk region closed down an illegal mine

В Луганской области закрыли незаконную шахту

Illegal extraction were nine people

Law enforcement officers seized on the spot production of 50 tons of coal worth about 150 thousand hryvnia.

In the Popasnyansky region of the Luhansk region the staff of special forces of tax police of the Phantom with the participation of the battalion of special police closed the mine, where illegally mined coal. About it reports a press-service of the State fiscal service.

According to militiamen, nine people were illegal extraction of coal using excavators, special equipment and diesel-powered water pumps for pumping water. Of these, three people directly mined coal in the tank at a depth of about 100 meters and using a homemade device brought him to the surface.

The illegal work of the underground employees have received from 2,5 to 5 thousand hryvnia per week. Illegally mined coal is sold to locals for cash.

At the time of discovery of the violation approximate weight of illegally produced coal amounted to about 50 tons, cost about 150 thousand hryvnia.

On this fact opened a criminal case under article about illegal extraction of minerals (article 240 criminal code). Collected materials are transferred to Netpolicy.

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