Many dead in Turkish mine accident

Tragedy blamed on methane-gas explosion inside coal mine in the country's northwest.

    Four survivors are in a critical condition [AFP]

    Four survivors were in critical condition, Dincer told journalists after visiting the hospital where the miners were treated.

    Seventeen workers were killed in the same mine in a similar blast in June 2006, the Anatolia said. The mine is 20km from the centre of Dursunbey.

    In December, a similar accident killed 19 miners in Bursa.

    Safety violations and outdated equipment have been factors in past mine accidents in the country.

    SOURCE: Associated Press


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