Causes of Soma disaster revealed

A recent report released by a voluntary research team at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey, has shown that structural deficiencies of the mining industry in Turkey as well as an economic growth model that has been embraced by the government in recent years paved the way for the Soma mine disaster in May 2014

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Rescuers carrying miners on stretchers after the Soma mine disaster

An explosion at the coal mine on May 13 caused an underground fire, which burned until May 15. The explosion occurred during the mine’s shift change, and 787 miners were underground at the time.