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Miners Killed in Explosion Buried in Eastern Ukraine

Relatives buried some of the 33 miners killed in an explosion on Wednesday.

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Loved ones weep during the March 6 funeral of Hatsko Roman Viktorovich, a coal miner who was killed during a mine collapse.

A methane gas explosion killed 33 miners underground at the Zasyadko mine in the city of Donetsk on Wednesday. The miners were buried in a cemetery which borders the coal mine they were killed in.

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Relatives of a miner watch the arrival of another victim's coffin from a bus during the funerals.

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Relatives of miners killed in an explosion cry next to coffins during a funeral for the victims.

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Relatives pay their last respects at the coffin of a miner before his funeral.

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Loved ones weep during the funeral of Zavzanov Nikolai Illyich.

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Image: A man places picture of worker Aleksandrov, killed by blast at Zasyadko coal mine, on grave during funeral ceremony in Donetsk

A man places a picture of a worker Dmitri Aleksandrov on his grave.

GALLERY: Mine Explosion Kills 30 in War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

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