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August 9, 1992 | Times Wire Services
At least 32 workers were killed and 84 injured in a gas explosion Saturday in a crowded textile-factory cafeteria, state television reported. The lunchtime blast in the town of Corlu, about 65 miles west of Istanbul, caused the second-floor cafeteria to collapse into a water tank a floor below, and most of the workers drowned, the Anatolia news agency said. Investigators had not determined what caused the explosion. The television report quoted Tekirdag provincial Gov.
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August 9, 1992 | Times Wire Services
At least 32 workers were killed and 84 injured in a gas explosion Saturday in a crowded textile-factory cafeteria, state television reported. The lunchtime blast in the town of Corlu, about 65 miles west of Istanbul, caused the second-floor cafeteria to collapse into a water tank a floor below, and most of the workers drowned, the Anatolia news agency said. Investigators had not determined what caused the explosion. The television report quoted Tekirdag provincial Gov.
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March 4, 1992 | from Times Wire Services
An explosion in a coal mine in northern Turkey killed at least 52 miners, and about 300 were still missing 10 hours after the blast, a union official said early today. Selahaddin Burkucu, a miners union director, said 52 bodies were recovered from the 1,840-foot-deep Black Sea mine, and rescuers were struggling to reach the 300 missing miners. "We don't know exactly how many men were in there," said Edip Gumustas, materials manager at the mine.
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March 4, 1992 | from Times Wire Services
An explosion in a coal mine in northern Turkey killed at least 52 miners, and about 300 were still missing 10 hours after the blast, a union official said early today. Selahaddin Burkucu, a miners union director, said 52 bodies were recovered from the 1,840-foot-deep Black Sea mine, and rescuers were struggling to reach the 300 missing miners. "We don't know exactly how many men were in there," said Edip Gumustas, materials manager at the mine.
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February 9, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sixty-six miners were feared dead in an explosion and fire in an underground coal pit, and angry workers blamed poor safety precautions for one of Turkey's worst mining disasters. Officials at the Yeniceltek lignite mine said they have given up hope of rescuing alive 58 miners trapped 1,050 feet below the surface after a methane gas explosion and fire. Eight bodies were brought from the mine.
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February 9, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sixty-six miners were feared dead in an explosion and fire in an underground coal pit, and angry workers blamed poor safety precautions for one of Turkey's worst mining disasters. Officials at the Yeniceltek lignite mine said they have given up hope of rescuing alive 58 miners trapped 1,050 feet below the surface after a methane gas explosion and fire. Eight bodies were brought from the mine.
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