Number of casualties in Turkish mine blast increased to 232

Date: 03:19, 15-05-2014.

Almaty. May 15. KazTAG - The number of victims in mine blast in Turkey increased to 232, reports rbc.ru.

"The number of blast victims in Turkish city of Soma increased to 232 people," reads the message.

Initially it was reported about 205 casualties. Currently 787 people are being trapped inside the mine located 250 km to the south from Istanbul, 363 miners have been rescued.

Three days mourning was announced in Turkey due to the tragedy.

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