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Gallery: Turkey mine disaster

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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/ReutersFamily 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/APTwo 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: APMiners 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: APMiners 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: APMedics 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: APThe body of a miner is carried to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: Osman Orsal/ReutersA 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/ReutersRescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion, to an ambulance in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/ReutersA man lays carnations at the Miners Monument in central Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa. Photo: ReutersA woman reacts after she have seen the dead body of a relative miner outside the mine in Soma. Photo: APFamily members cry as they wait outside the mine in Soma. Photo: Berza Simsek/APRelatives 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: ReutersA relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/ReutersRiot 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: ReutersPeople 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/ReutersTurkey'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/ReutersRescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma. Photo: RetuersProtesters 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/ReutersRiot 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: ReutersFamily members wait outside the mine in Soma. Photo: Berza Simsek/APA 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: ReutersWomen mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetery in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/ReutersWomen mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetery in Soma. Photo: Osman Orsal/ReutersWomen 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

The death toll continues to climb after an explosion at a mine in Turkey.

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