18 detained in relation to Turkey disaster

  • Officials in Turkey have been investigating the mining disaster that took the lives of 301 people and 18 people have been detained so far. According to the Dogan news agency, general manager and operations manager of the mine are among them. 

    Reports suggest that people involved are being questioned. Moreover, company officials said that the mine had 50 gas sensors and safety standards were high. 

    Bodies of the last two people were recovered from the mine yesterday and the death toll is officially 301. 

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