Death toll rises to 3 in methane gas explosion in NW Turkey
ANKARA, Jan 11, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Bodies of two more coal miners were
recovered in Turkey's northwestern province of Zonguldak after a
methane gas explosion took place Friday, the semi-official
Anatolia news agency reported.
The number of casualties therefore rose to three in the methane
gas explosion in a coal mine in Zonguldak, according to the
On Monday, eight miners were killed in a blast triggered by
methane gas leakage in Kozlu town of Zonguldak.
A total of 61 people were killed and 91 others injured in 80
mine accidents in Turkey in 2012.
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