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Deadly Coal Mine Fire in Western Turkey

Rescuers in western Turkey are searching for survivors after an electrical explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 205 people, in one of the country's worst mining accidents.
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Relatives of miners trapped in a coal mine wait in front of the site in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, May 14, 2014.
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Relatives of miners trapped in a coal mine wait in front of the site in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, May 14, 2014.

The body of a miner is carried to an ambulance in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
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The body of a miner is carried to an ambulance in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.

Family members wait outside a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
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Family members wait outside a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.

Family members wait outside a coal mine where more than 200 miners have been trapped after an explosion, in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
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Family members wait outside a coal mine where more than 200 miners have been trapped after an explosion, in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.

A man kisses his son, rescued from the coal mine after an explosion, in Manisa, May 13, 2014.
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A man kisses his son, rescued from the coal mine after an explosion, in Manisa, May 13, 2014.

Medics help a rescued miner after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
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Medics help a rescued miner after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

Medics, ambulances and relatives are seen at the entrance of a coal mine hours after a deadly explosion and fire in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
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Medics, ambulances and relatives are seen at the entrance of a coal mine hours after a deadly explosion and fire in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

Miners carry a rescued friend hours after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
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Miners carry a rescued friend hours after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

Family members gather near the mine after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
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Family members gather near the mine after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

An injured miner is carried into a hospital in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
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An injured miner is carried into a hospital in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

Two rescued miners sit waiting after an explosion and fire at a coal mine, in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
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Two rescued miners sit waiting after an explosion and fire at a coal mine, in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

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