Coal mine collapses in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 18
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
A coal mine collapsed in Turkey’s Mugla province, Trend reports with reference to the Turkish media.
Three miners remain under the rubble, and the rescue work is underway, according to preliminary information.
Turkey has faced a number of mine accidents in recent years.
The most recent mine accident in Turkey occurred in the city of Soma on May 13, 2014 leaving 301 people dead and 486 injured. That time, the police detained 25 people over the accident.
In total, there are 740 coal mines in Turkey.
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