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Coal mine explosion kills one, injures three in Turkey

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 14, 2020
An explosion in a coal mine killed a worker and seriously injured three others in central Turkey.
Turkey   Iskilip
The incident happened at a coal mine in the district of Iskilip in Turkey’s central Çorum province.

Topics: Turkey

Turkey’s state run Anadolu news agency reports that the blast was caused by a build up of methane gas.

In addition to the worker who died in the explosion, three workers were seriously injured and taken to a nearby hospital.

Two of the injured are reported to be in a critical condition.