Soma mine disaster

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Soma mine disaster
Date13 Mey 2014 (2014-05-13)
LocationSoma, Manisa, Turkey
Coordinates39°4′37.90″N 27°31′30.93″E / 39.0771944°N 27.5252583°E / 39.0771944; 27.5252583Coordinates: 39°4′37.90″N 27°31′30.93″E / 39.0771944°N 27.5252583°E / 39.0771944; 27.5252583
CauseExplosion an fire
Daiths301+[1]
Non-fatal injures80+[2]
Soma coal mine is locatit in Turkey
Soma coal mine
Soma coal mine
Location o the coal mine
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On 13 Mey 2014, an explosion at a coal mine in Soma, Manisa, Turkey, caused an unnerground mine fire, which burned till 15 Mey.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Faciada son bilanço: 298 ölü". ntvmsnbc. 17 Mey 2014. Retrieved 17 Mey 2014.
  2. "Turkey coal mine disaster: Desperate search at Soma pit". BBC News. Retrieved 14 Mey 2014.
  3. "Turkish mine disaster: Unions call protest strike". BBC News. Retrieved 15 Mey 2014.
  4. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/15/mining-disaster-mourning-in-turkey