3 Turkish workers dead after tunnel collapse in Iraq

One other person was wounded when the iron collapsed at Pirmam tunnel located on Irbil-Salahudin highway.

3 Turkish workers dead after tunnel collapse in Iraq

World Bulletin/News Desk

At least three Turkish workers were killed on Monday in a tunnel collapse in Iraq's northern city of Erbil.

Three Turkish workers were killed and one other wounded when the iron supporting the walls of the structure collapsed inside Pirmam tunnel on the Irbil-Salahudin highway, according to the Turkish company in charge of the tunnel.

The injured worker was hospitalized in Erbil and the bodies of the three others -- Ahmet Sahin, 45, Mehmet Sahin, 40, and Celal Bilmen, 55 -- will be sent to Turkey by plane.

 

Last Mod: 29 Aralık 2014, 12:07
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