Mine blast in Turkey: Dozens killed, many still stranded
18 October 2022 | 10:39 am
Rescuers worked on Saturday to free more than a dozen miners still thought to be trapped underground at a coal pit in northern Turkey, where a methane blast a day earlier killed at least 28 people. “Fifty eight of our miners were able to come out unharmed.
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