It is with deep regret to inform you of a major disaster that has occurred in the town of Soma, Turkey near Izmir. The latest reports are several hundred people were killed in a mining accident. Unfortunately, the death toll is expected to rise as more miners are still trapped in the mine shafts. We send our deepest condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones and our prayers go out for a speedy recovery to those who survived this tragedy. As the rescue efforts continue, we hope for positive news that there will be more survivors.
Embrace Relief has started a campaign for the families affected by the Soma mining disaster. If you wish to donate you can do so on their website: http://embracerelief.org