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Turkey jails mine boss for 15 years over 2014 Soma disaster

AFP  |  Istanbul 

A today jailed for 15 years the of the mine where 301 people were killed in May 2014 in Turkey's worst ever mining disaster.

After a trial lasting over three years, the court in the western Turkish town of jailed the former of the mine, Can Gurkan, for 15 years over the disaster, the agency said.

The mine's and were handed prison sentences of 22 years and six months, and and 18 years and nine months, it added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 13:45 IST