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According to the country’s interior minister, 40 people are now believed to have perished as a result of an explosion in a coal mine in northern Turkey.

Suleyman Soylu reported that 58 miners had been saved, 11 had been hurt, and one was missing. At the time of the incident on Friday in northern Turkey, around 110 individuals were inside the mine, with over half of them at a depth of more than 300m (984ft).

To try to find survivors, rescue teams had been excavating through rock all night. At the mine in Amasra, on the Black Sea coast, rescuers could be seen arriving with blackened and sleep-deprived miners.

Turkey: Coal mine explosion kills 40, injures 11

Additionally, there were relatives and friends of the missing at the mine, awaiting word on their loved ones. According to the energy minister present at the scene, the extensive rescue effort is nearing completion with the finding of the most recent bodies.

Mr. Soylu, the interior minister, said to reporters: “We have tallied a total of 40 deceased. 58 miners were able to be rescued, either alone or with the help of rescuers.”

On Twitter, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the judicial authorities would look into the mine, which is in the province of Bartin. The blast’s unknown cause is currently the subject of an inquiry by the local prosecutor’s office.

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