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  1. A rescued miner surrounded by relatives, medics and other miners cries after being rescued from a coal mine he was in trapped in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Yilmaz Saripinar/Reuters
  2. Family members gather near the mine after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma, in western Turkey. Photo: Depo Photos/AP
  3. Two miners look around after being rescued hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma. Photo: AP
  4. Miners carry a rescued friend hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma. Photo: AP
  5. Miners carry a rescued friend after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 1 7 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma. Photo: AP
  6. Medics help a rescued miner after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma. Photo: AP
  7. The body of a miner is carried to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Osman Orsal/Reuters
  8. A miner hugs a relative in front of a coal mine site in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Osman Orsal/Reuters
  9. Rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion, to an ambulance in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/Reuters
  10. A man lays carnations at the Miners Monument in central Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Reuters
  11. A woman reacts after she have seen the dead body of a relative miner outside the mine in Soma. Photo: AP
  12. Family members cry as they wait outside the mine in Soma. Photo: Berza Simsek/AP
  13. Relatives of miners listen as an official reads names from a list of miners who are rescued and brought to the hospital in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Reuters
  14. A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/Reuters
  15. Riot police run away from the flames of a fire bomb thrown by protesters as they demonstrate to blame the ruling AK Party (AKP) government on the mining disaster in western Turkey. Photo: Reuters
  16. People mourn around the grave of a dead miner in a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Erdem Donutkan/Reuters
  17. Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (L) visits the coal mine accident site in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Kayhan Ozer/Prime Minister's Press Office/Reuters
  18. Rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma. Photo: Retuers
  19. Protesters run away from water cannon fired by riot police during a demonstration blaming the ruling AK Party (AKP) government for the mining disaster in western Turkey. Photo: Can Erok/Reuters
  20. Riot police fire tear gas against protesters during a demonstration blaming the ruling AK Party (AKP) government for the mining disaster in western Turkey, in Ankara. Photo: Reuters
  21. Family members wait outside the mine in Soma. Photo: Berza Simsek/AP
  22. A man sits near graves during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetery in Soma. Photo: Reuters
  23. Women mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetery in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/Reuters
  24. Women mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetery in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/Reuters
  25. Women mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetary in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/Retuers
 

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