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Six Die in Mine Accident

December 12, 1988

KUTAHYA, Turkey (AP) _ An underground explosion in a coal mine killed six miners and injured four others Monday in western Turkey, the Anatolia news agency said.

The report said the accident was caused by a methane gas leak in the Baris coal mine, about 180 miles west of Ankara.

Gov. Erdogan Atasoy said rescue teams pulled out 22 trapped miners.

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