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Turkey: Fire delays rescue work as death toll in mine disaster hits 299

Turkey: Fire delays rescue work as death toll in mine disaster hits 299

May 17, – The death toll in the Turkish mine explosion rose to 299, with three more workers still believed trapped in the depths of the Soma mine, Turkey’s energy minister said Saturday in a televised statement. Further complicating the efforts to find the workers, a new fire broke out in a separate part of […]

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Hopes fade for 150 miners still trapped after Turkish mine fire kills at least 282

Hopes fade for 150 miners still trapped after Turkish mine fire kills at least 282

May 15, – Hopes faded of finding more survivors in a coal mine in western Turkey on Wednesday, where 282 workers were confirmed killed and around 150 still feared to be trapped in what is likely to prove the nation’s worst ever industrial disaster. A Turkish minister says rescue teams working hard to find victims […]

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