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Turkey: fire in coal mine traps 200

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Turkey: fire in coal mine traps 200


At least one miner has been killed after an explosion caused a fire in a Turkish coal mine.

As many as 200 more workers were trapped inside the mine in the western province of Manisa.

Between 200 and 300 people were working in the mine at the time. The explosion was reported to have been caused by an electrical fault.

Twenty miners have been rescued.

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