Wednesday 28 January 2015
mine blast

Turkish mine rescue winds up as death toll hits 301

Rescue workers began winding up their operations on Saturday after finding the bodies of two more miners, believed to be the last remaining in the mine, bringing the death toll in Turkey's worst industrial disaster to 301, the energy ministe


Turkish mine blast toll rises above 200

The death toll from an explosion and fire in a Turkish coal mine rose above 200 on Wednesday as rescue workers continued retrieving the dead and injured more than 12 hours after the blast, the country's energy minister said. H


Yemen defence minister survives mine blast

Yemen's defence minister narrowly escaped death on Tuesday after his convoy drove over a landmine in the country's south, where the army is fighting militants suspected of links to al Qaeda. A government official said General Moham

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