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At least 200 trapped after explosion in Turkish coal mine -mayor
May 13, 2014 / 3:15 PM / 3 years ago

At least 200 trapped after explosion in Turkish coal mine -mayor

ISTANBUL, May 13 (Reuters) - At least two hundred miners were trapped after an explosion caused a fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, the local mayor told CNN Turk television.

The mayor of Soma, a district in Manisa, told the broadcaster that 20 workers had been rescued. (Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Nick Tattersall and Robin Pomeroy)

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