Minister: Turkey Mine Blast Toll Rises to 282 (33)

Fars News Agency 2014.05.15 11:32
TEHRAN (FNA)- The toll from Turkey's worst mining accident has risen to 282 after more bodies were pulled out of the collapsed mine in the Western town of Soma, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Thursday. Scores of workers are still believed to be trapped in the pit, which caved in on Tuesday following an explosion caused by an electrical fault.
MINE, MINER, EXPLOSION, SOMA, TURKEY, ACCIDENT, Turkey