Crowds watch as rescuers carry injured miner from scene
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Turkey mine rescue: Latest reports and reaction

Recorded coverage of rescue efforts at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, where an explosion has left at least 201 workers dead and scores injured.

Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said 787 people had been inside the mine at Soma in Manisa province when an electrical fault triggered the blast.

Worried relatives have gathered near the privately owned mine, about 450km (280 miles) west of the capital Ankara.

  • 14 May 2014