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4 workers rescued in mine collapse in eastern Turkey

Ankara, Feb 26 (UNI) The search teams have rescued all trapped workers after a collapse in a chromite mine on Monday in Turkey's eastern province of Elazig, according to the Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Ministry.
The Energy and Natural Resources Ministry said on the social media platform X that four workers earlier trapped under the soil have been rescued after the mine collapse occurred for an unknown reason in the district of Palu.
Meanwhile, Elazig Governor Omer Toramar said in a written statement that the Turkish authorities have launched a judicial and administrative investigation over the incident.
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Flights suspended over Iran's cities of Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz

19 Apr 2024 | 9:04 AM

Tehran, Apr 19 (UNI) Flights over the Iranian cities of Tehran, Isfahan, and Shiraz have been suspended indefinitely, Reza Karghyar, the head of public relations at the Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company, said on Friday.

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Kenyan president confirms military chief's death in plane crash

Kenyan president confirms military chief's death in plane crash

19 Apr 2024 | 8:50 AM

Nairobi, Apr 19 (UNI) Kenyan President William Ruto confirmed that military chief Francis Ogolla was among 10 senior commanders killed in a helicopter crash in the northwestern part of the country on Thursday.

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Over 20 juveniles arrested in Australia's Queensland amid youth crime crackdown

19 Apr 2024 | 8:45 AM

Canberra, Apr 19 (UNI) Australian police reported on Friday that a three-week operation targeting high-risk juvenile offending recently concluded in Queensland's Gold Coast, with more than 20 young people apprehended and charged.

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Magnitude-5 6 earthquake rocks northern Turkish province of Tokat: AFAD

18 Apr 2024 | 11:53 PM

Ankara, Apr 18 (UNI) A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rocked the northern Turkish province of Tokat on Thursday, according to the country's disaster management authority AFAD.

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8 Kenyan military officers killed in plane crash

18 Apr 2024 | 10:55 PM

Nairobi, Apr 18 (UNI) A military helicopter crashed in northwestern Kenya on Thursday, resulting in the deaths of at least eight senior officers, a security source has confirmed.

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