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Turkish minister: Death toll in mine disaster unlikely to exceed 302

ByREUTERS
May 16, 2014 10:14

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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