Deadly Turkey blast 'traps hundreds' (30)

InterpressNews.ge 2014.05.13 23:39
Several miners are reported to have been killed after an explosion and a fire at a coal mine in western Turkey, the BBC reports. Up to 300 other workers are believed to be trapped underground at the mine in Soma, Manisa province. Those trapped are about 2km (1.2 miles) below the surface and 4km from the mine's exit. Search and rescue operations are taking place.
MINE, MINER, WORKER, EXPLOSION, FIRE, PROVINCE, Turkey