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Three killed in Turkey copper mine collapse

Three killed in Turkey copper mine collapse
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A major rescue operation is underway in southeast Turkey where a copper mine collapsed on Thursday.

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A major rescue operation is underway in southeast Turkey where a copper mine collapsed on Thursday.

At least three miners have been killed and more than ten others are trapped at the privately-owned pit near the town of Sirvan in Siirt province.

According to media reports, the disaster followed a landslide in the region.

It happened as miners were working a night shift.

3 dead in Turkey copper mine collapse https://t.co/x3nwvLraVdpic.twitter.com/0VNES8CsLg

— ANADOLU AGENCY (ENG) (@anadoluagency) 17 novembre 2016

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