Turkish riot police use water cannons against protesters in Soma on 16 May
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Turkey mine disaster: Tear gas fired at Soma protesters

Turkish police have fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of protesters in the eastern town of Soma, where some 300 miners died on Tuesday.

The protest occurred after the mine operators held a news conference to deny any negligence over the disaster.

Orla Guerin, who was at the news conference, reports.

  • 16 May 2014
  • From the section Europe
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