Turkish minister: Death toll in mine disaster unlikely to exceed 302
ISTANBUL - The death toll in this week's mining accident in western Turkey is unlikely to be more than 302 people, Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Friday.
A maximum of 18 people are still in the coal mine, Yildiz told reporters in televised comments on the country's deadliest ever mine disaster.
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