The Soma Mining Disaster: A Tragedy Foretold

As the rescue operation into Turkey´s worst industrial accident came to end on Saturday, 17 May, the number of dead was confirmed at 301 (of 787) with scores still unaccounted for. PRIO researcher Pinar Tank has published a post the New Middle East Blog 23 May 2014.

Miners in Soma, waiting for news from the mines. Photo: Wikipedia

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