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4 Reportedly Killed In Mine Explosion In Turkey – 13 May 2014

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At least four miners has been reported killed and some 200-300 trapped after an explosion caused a fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa, a local member of parliament said, citing health officials.

A local MP told the Turkish branch of CNN that four people had been killed in the disaster, retracting his earlier statement that 20 bodies had been recovered from the scene of the accident.

Muzaffer Yurttas, a member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), had told the local broadcaster NTV that apart form the bodies recovered following the blast, many others had been rushed to hospital.

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