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The Guardian: Turkey mine disaster – grief turns to rage as hopes of finding survivors fade

APTOPIX Turkey Mining Accident

Turkey has been plunged into grief and swelling anger after an explosion in a coalmine in the west of the country left at least 274 people dead, amid fears that the bodies of scores more people still need to be recovered. The accident at Soma in the western province of Manisa, north of Izmir, is Turkey’s worst modern mining disaster in a country already notorious [...] → Read the full article…