Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The Turkish government used every opportunity to rescue the miners, Turkish TRT Haber TV channel quoted the country's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying on May 14.
The prime minister underscored that currently the death toll as a result of the mine explosion has increased to 238 and 80 more people have been injured.
He went on to add that the accident will be investigated in detail and the perpetrators, if any, will be punished.