(CyHAN)- The working without any safety precautions of construction workers, which is described as 'dancing with death' by the people, caught on camera in the northern province of Zonguldak
's Erey-li district on Thursday.
Implementing agency : YURTKUR ZONGULDAK
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Istanbul : Nine miners were trapped in a Turkish coal mine in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak
on Tuesday after part of the structure collapsed, state broadcaster TRT Haber reported.
Turkey's previous worst mining accident occurred in 1992 when 263 workers were killed in a gas explosion in a mine in Zonguldak
The disaster was the deadliest mining incident in Turkey's history, surpassing the death toll of a firedamp explosion that killed 263 miners in Zonguldak
Last December, four miners, who were reportedly working at an unlicensed coal mine for 60 Turkish Liras (about $30), were killed in the Zonguldak
province after an accident.
The country's worst mining disaster was a 1992 gas explosion that killed 270 workers near the Black Sea port of Zonguldak
About 40% of Turkey's lignite is located in the Afsin-Elbistan basin of south-eastern Anatolia, while hard coal is mined only in one location, the Zonguldak
basin of north-western Turkey.
Thus, there are to be at least 11 power plants - including the three power plants in Zonguldak
that are already in operation - within an area of 78 kilometres.
But it is believed to have been triggered by a methane gas blast that ripped through the mine in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak
Bulent Ecevit Universitesi, Tip Fakultesi, Noroloji Anabilim Dail, Zonguldak
5 years; range 26 to 82 years) attending the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic of Zonguldak
Karaelmas University Hospital and fulfilling the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria for RA(2) were included in the study.