18 detained in Turkish mine disaster probe

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
A Turkish news report says 18 people, including company executives, have been detained as part of an investigation into the Turkish mining disaster that killed 301 people.

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ISTANBUL (AP) -- A Turkish news report says 18 people, including company executives, have been detained as part of an investigation into the Turkish mining disaster that killed 301 people.

Turkey's Dogan news agency says prosecutors are questioning five of those detained.

Government and mining officials have insisted that the disaster was not caused by negligence and the mine was inspected regularly.


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