Prosecutor’s preliminary report released from the flooded mine

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 03.11.2014 17:39
Updated 04.11.2014 12:05
Prosecutor’s preliminary report released from the flooded mine

The office of the Public Prosecutor of Ermenek district notified the press on Monday about the investigation being carried out into the mine flooding, which trapped 18 workers on October 28.

According to the preliminary report, the accident happened as water became trapped inside an old gallery, causing a build-up of pressure which resulted in sudden flooding, the statement said.

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