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An unfortunate accident occurred at Paskov Mine on Saturday

OSTRAVA (28 June 2011) – OKD, a.s., regrets to announce a fatality at the Paskov Mine, which took place in the evening of 20 October 2012.



A 46-year-old employee was fatally injured in a rail accident approximately 1,100 meters below ground in the evening of 20 October.


„OKD expresses its deepest condolences to the family, relatives and friends of the deceased miner." said Vladislav Szmek, director of Paskov Mine.


The causes of this extraordinary event are being explored by an investigative committee of experts comprising representatives of the District Mining Office in Ostrava, the Police of the Czech Republic, the management of Paskov Mine, OKD and the trade unions.



Vladislav Sobol

spokesman, OKD, a.s.


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