Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Six more bodies recovered from Ermenek coal mine

Search teams reached the bodies of six more trapped miners in the flooded mine in Ermenek, central Turkey on early Nov. 18 Hurriyet Daily News reported.

Eighteen miners were trapped underground after a flood at a coal mine in the Central Anatolian province of Karaman on Oct. 28.

The bodies of ten miners have been recovered from the coal mine so far. Eight miners still remain in the mine, as rescue efforts enter their 22st day.

The identities of the miners will be determined following DNA tests.

The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.

Tuesday 18 November 2014


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