The coal mine, where three local residents died, was closed a year ago. Press service of the office of the government’s authorized representative in Batken region reported.
According to the representative office, the head of Batken region ordered to create a commission to suppress illegal activities and prevent accidents.
The commission examined the mines in Sary-Tash and Garym areas of Samarkandek rural administration. 11 people illegally mining coal were detected.
As a result, six of them were sentenced to 2 years probation and a fine of 3,000 soms each.