Hope fading for 18 miners trapped in mine

October 29, 2014 5:59 PM

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Hopes are fading for 18 miners trapped in a mine in Ermenek, a district of Karaman province, after a flooding accident on Tuesday, with Energy Minister Taner Yıldız saying on Wednesday that the miners are trapped under more than 10,000 tons of water.

Rescue efforts have been ongoing since Tuesday but hopes of finding the trapped miners alive have been fading.

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