All posts tagged "Turkey"

  • A miner cries as rescue workers carry the dead body of a miner from the mine in Soma, western Turkey, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. An explosion and fire at the coal mine killed at least 232 workers, authorities said, in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said 787 people were inside the coal mine at the time of the accident. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
    More than 200 die in Turkey mine explosion

    By Joel Lee A coal mine explosion caused by fire on a transformer in Soma in the western part of Turkey has killed at least 201 miners with more than 200 still trapped underground, AP reported on...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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