Hundreds of workers were trapped after an explosion sparked an underground fire at the Eynez coal mine in Turkey’s Manisa province on Tuesday, May 13. Rescue workers raced to extract the miners as... more 
Hundreds of workers were trapped after an explosion sparked an underground fire at the Eynez coal mine in Turkey’s Manisa province on Tuesday, May 13. Rescue workers raced to extract the miners as the fire consumed oxygen in the tunnels. Protests took place at the offices of Soma Holdings, the mine operator, on May 14. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan later confirmed at least 238 fatalities. less 
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