Coal field collapses in Turkish city

Two workers were wounded and five others were reported missing as a coal production area collapsed.

Coal field collapses in Turkish city

Two workers were wounded and five others were reported missing as a coal production area collapsed near a thermic power plant in the southeastern province of Kahramanmaras on Thursday.

Governor Sukru Kocatepe said two workers were slightly wounded due to the collapse in a coal production area in Afsin-Elbistan B Thermic Power Plant.

"Five people are reported missing," Kocatepe told AA correspondent.

Kocatepe said local executives had asked neighbor provinces and the army to contribute to search and rescue efforts.

AA

Last Mod: 10 Şubat 2011, 14:56
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