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  אייר 16, 5774 , 16/05/14

Turkey: Death Toll in Mine Explosion Rises to 282

Rescue teams on Thursday recovered the bodies of eight more victims from a coal mine in western Turkey, raising the death toll in Tuesday’s explosion to 282.

The Turkish government has said 787 people were inside the coal mine at the time of the explosion.

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