Condolence Message for the Victims of the Mine Blast in Soma, Turkey

Turkey Mourns Victims of Tragic Mine Blast


The accident occurred when the workers were preparing for a shift change which likely raised the casualty toll because there were more miners inside the mine than usual. Death toll in mine blast exceeds 270, many still trapped in the mine in Soma, around 120 kilometers northeast of the Aegean coastal city of İzmir. The explosion, which triggered a fire, occurred shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.


As Turkish Schools in Ethiopia, we share the sorrows of the families deeply and offer our sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the victims.

No word would be a consolation and no word would express the pain of separation.