Miners on strike in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The miners are on strike in the Turkish province of Zonguldak, the Turkish TRT Haber TV channel said Dec. 19.
The protests are being staged because of some dismissals of workers in several mines. The number of dismissed people has not been publicized.
On Dec. 18 over 400 miners locked themselves in the mines, demanding the dismissed workers to be re-employed.
There are 740 coal mines and 48,706 miners in Turkey.
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