Prayers for Turkish mining disaster victims to be performed at Azerbaijani mosques

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Baku, Azerbaijan, May 15

By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:

Prayers will be performed on May 16 at Azerbaijani mosques to commemorate the victims of the mining disaster that took place in the Soma town of Turkey's Manisa Province, head of the press service of Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Rahima Dadashova told Trend.

The latest reports indicate that 282 people became the victims of the mining disaster that took place in Manisa Province.

Turkey yesterday announced a three day mourning period for victims of the mining accident.

Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister, Taner Yıldız said 370 people have been rescued so far, adding that there is a little hope for saving the people who can be still under the rubble.

He also said that despite this the rescuers will do their best.

Edited by S.I.

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