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Death Toll In Turkish Mine Disaster Climbs To 238

McClatchy Tribune News Service ISTANBUL — Hopes that rescue teams would find further survivors in Turkey’s worst mining disaster in more than two decades were fading Wednesday, as the death toll climbed to 238. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, where desperate friends and relatives had gathered to […]

May 14, 2014

At Least Five Dead, Hundreds Trapped In Collapsed Turkey Coal Mine

Istanbul (AFP) – At least five miners were killed and as many as 400 others remain trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, officials said. “We have been informed that five people died and 30 people were rescued,” said Manisa mayor Cengiz Ergun, as […]

May 13, 2014