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Turkey Mining Disaster

Turkey Mining Disaster Photos, Images of the Turkey Mining Disaster

Rescuers struggled to reach miners trapped underground early Wednesday, May 14, 2014, after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, Turkey killed at least 274 workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. 787 peo ... Show More

Categories: Coal mining, Mining accidents, Metals and minerals industry, Energy industry, Industries, Business, Materials industry, Industrial accidents, Accidents, Accidents and disasters, General news, Government and politics, Labor policy, Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest; People: Taner Yildiz, Recep Tayyip Erdogan Location: Soma, Turkey, Istanbul
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Turkey Mining Accident
A relative of a victim of the mine accident offers her prayers next to the grave of her loved one, in Soma, Turkey, Friday, May 16, 2014. A Turkish mining company defended its safety record Friday, four days after over 250 people died in an underground blaze at its coal mine in western Turkey.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine disaster that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, March 22, 2014. A protester was seriously injured during clashes.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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AP10ThingsToSee -Relatives of a victim of the mine accident stand next to the grave of their loved one, in Soma, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Riot police use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Riot police detain a protester as they use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Riot police detain a protester as they use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo

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Turkey Mining Disaster
A Turkish miner at the entrance of the coal mine in Soma, Turkey, early Saturday, May 17, 2014. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301, but a new fire was hampering efforts to reach the one or two workers still missing. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Some Galatasaray players wear miner's hats in sign of respect for the victims of Soma mine accident, before their Turkish League match in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo)

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Turkey Mining Accident
Turkish lawyers that came to support the miners' families are driven away on a bus after they were detained by police in Soma, western Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey Mining Accident
A Turkish lawyer from a group that came to support the miners' families chants slogans as they are escorted away by police after they were detained in Soma, western Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
People pray at the graves of the victims of mine accident in Soma, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
People pray at the graves of the victims of mine accident in Soma, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Berza Simsek)

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Turkey Mining Accident
Turkish lawyers that came to support the miners' families chant slogans as they are escorted away by police after they were detained in Soma, western Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
An ambulance arrives at the coal mine in Soma, Turkey, early Saturday, May 17, 2014. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301, but a new fire was hampering efforts to reach the one or two workers still missing. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey Mining Accident
Members of Turkish rescue services pray in the memory of the victims, as they pose for a picture, before leaving the site of the mine in Soma, western Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Turkish rescue workers and miners at the entrance of the coal mine in Soma, Turkey, early Saturday, May 17, 2014. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301, but a new fire was hampering efforts to reach the one or two workers still missing. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Riot police detain lawyers who came to support the families of mine accident victims in Soma, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Riot police detain lawyers who came to support the families of mine accident victims in Soma, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Turkish lawyers argue with riot police before being detained in Soma, Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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Turkey Mining Accident
Turkish police officers guard a sports hall where Turkish lawyers, that came to support the miners' families, were kept after they were detained in Soma, western Turkey, Saturday, May 17, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, killed hundreds of workers in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
A statue of the town's miners with carnations left on it in Soma, Turkey, early Saturday, May 17, 2014. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301, but a new fire was hampering efforts to reach the one or two workers still missing. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
Turkish miners at the entrance of the coal mine in Soma, Turkey, early Saturday, May 17, 2014. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301, but a new fire was hampering efforts to reach the one or two workers still missing. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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Turkey Mining Disaster
A Turkish miner at the entrance of the coal mine in Soma, Turkey, early Saturday, May 17, 2014. Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday that crews had found more bodies overnight, raising the death toll to 301, but a new fire was hampering efforts to reach the one or two workers still missing. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

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