Worker killed in mine collapse in southern Turkey
OSMANİYE – Anadolu Agency
Work in the chrome mine only began 17 days ago with six workers. DHA PhotoOne miner was killed and another survived the collapse of a chrome mine near the southern Turkish city of Osmaniye on the night of Dec. 6.
Rescue and medical teams were dispatched to the scene after the accident, which occurred at a mine in the town of Akyar, 8 kilometers outside the city of Osmaniye.
Cumali Kodaş, 41, was found dead at the entrance of the mine along with the injured Ahmet Bilgin, 25. Bilgin has been taken to hospital for treatment.
The cause of the collapsed mine has yet to be determined.
Work in the chrome mine only began 17 days ago with six workers. The four other miners were on a break when the collapse occurred.