50 miners hospitalized as fire hit copper mine in western Turkey

BALIKESIR (CIHAN)- Fire occurred at a mine, which produce copper-molybdenum elements on Tuesday in western Turkish province of BalIkesir.

According to the information which was given by the local authorities that as many as 50 people were hospitalized, two of them in critical condition, due to smoke inhalation in the mine.
Fire, which was broke out at noon was put off with extensive work the fire fighters units of miners.

SOURCE: CIHAN