Soma Mining Disaster

Reuters/Osman Orsal

On May 13,2014  a mining disaster claimed the lives of nearly 300 miners in Soma in Manisa, Turkey. According to reports the death toll is still rising. The disaster was caused by a fire in the mine. Efforts were made to save the victims, however, only 88 have been rescued.

On behalf of Embrace Relief we would like to convey our condolences to the friends and relatives of the miners and our deepest sympathies to the families.

Now it is time to help the families of the victims. Embrace Relief has started a campaign for the families affected by the Soma mining disaster.



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