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Egypt Pres. condoles Turkey over deadly mine explosion

CAIRO, May 15 (KUNA) -- Egyptian President Adly Mansour on Thursday mourned the hundreds of deaths from the explosion of a coal mine in Soma district, Manisa province, west Turkey.
He offered condolences to President Abdullah Gul and the government and people of friendly Turkey as well as the families of the victims, according to a presidential statement.
Earlier today Turkish Minister of Energy Taner Yildiz said the death toll of the disaster which befell two days ago rose to 282. (end) amg.zab.gb