PM offers help as rescuers search for Polish miners after tremor
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Poland’s prime minister has promised to offer “any help” needed as rescuers on Wednesday tried to reach three miners missing underground after a tremor at a mine.
PM Beata Szydło at the Rudna mine. Photo: PAP/Maciej Kulczyński
Five workers died following a tremor on Tuesday evening at the Rudna mine in Polkowice, southwestern Poland, owned by Polish copper mining giant KGHM.
PM Beata Szydło travelled to meet local miners.
She said: "Efforts are ongoing. We hope the three miners who are still underground can be saved."
She added: "We share the pain of those families who have lost their sons and brothers."
Polish President Andrzej Duda has voiced his condolences to the families of the dead miners.