Azerbaijan offer condolence to Turkey over mine blast victims

13 miners died when a methane gas explosion ripped through the coal mine near the town of Dursunbey.

Azerbaijan offer condolence to Turkey over mine blast victims

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev sent a message of condolence to the Turkish President Abdullah Gul and expressed his sadness over a mine explosion that took place in Dursunbey town of the north-western province of Balikesir on Tuesday.

I offer my condolence to the families of the killed miners and the Turkish nation. I would like to express my and the Azerbaijani people's deep sadness over the incident and wish speedy recovery to those injured in the mine explosion, President Aliyev said.

13 miners died when a methane gas explosion ripped through the coal mine near the town of Dursunbey. 18 miners were hospitalized after being injured in the explosion. Two of them are in life-threatening condition.

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