A worker killed in mine collapse in southern Turkey

A miner was killed and another injured in the collapse of chrome mine near the southern city of Osmaniye

A worker killed in mine collapse in southern Turkey

World Bulletin/News Desk

A miner was killed and another survived the collapse of a chrome mine near Turkey’s southern city of Osmaniye on Saturday night, according to other workers.

Rescue and medical teams were dispatched to the scene after the other workers notice the accident, which occurred in the Akyar town mine, located some 8 kilometers of the city of Osmaniye.

Cumali Kodas, 41, was found dead at the entrance of the mine with injured Ahmet Bilgin 25. The latter has been taken to the hospital.

The reason of the collapse has not been yet been determined.

Work in the chrome mine began 17 days ago with six workers. The other four miners were on a break when the collapse occurred. 


Güncelleme Tarihi: 07 Aralık 2014, 10:28