Mining Blast in Fethiye: 1 Dead

4th, 2016
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Yusuf Uysal, 48 year old mineworker, died in a blast in mines of a private company in Fethiye District of Muğla.

A manganese ore of a private company situated in Karacaören Village Kuzkavak Area exploded at about 07.00 p.m. Yusuf Uysal was under the mines during the blast and lost his life. Gendarmerie, fire department and paramedics started an operation to take him from the underground.

Bomb disposal experts from Muğla entered into the mines at a depth of 150 m where the body of Uysal was found. After the investigation, his body was taken from the mines and sent to Muğla Forensic Institution for autopsy.


On the other hand, Aygün Uysal, 44 year old wife of the mineworker who did not know about the mining blast, had filed a missing person report in Ortaca Police Department as her husband did not come home. Yusuf Uysal, father of 2 children registered in Çameli District of Denizli, had been working as a mineworker for over 10 years.


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