In pictures: Turkey mine disaster

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image captionRelatives and friends are still anxiously waiting for news of their loved ones after a coal-mine collapse in Soma in western Turkey killed hundreds of workers and left hundreds more missing.
image captionTurkey's energy minister said there was little hope of finding anyone else alive in the pit.
image captionBut families kept vigils outside the mine and at the local hospital where the injured have been taken.
image captionRescue efforts continued throughout the day.
image captionThere were a few moments of relief and joy for some families.
image captionBut many others face heartbreak and grief.
image captionPrime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C), surrounded by bodyguards, visited the scene of the tragedy. An angry crowd later hurled abuse and kicked his car during the visit. Some arrests were made amid the scuffles and pictures showed the prime minister seeking refuge in a shop.
image captionProtesters in Soma attacked the office of the prime minister's Justice and Development Party. They blame the government for neglecting health and safety standards at the mine.
image captionIn Ankara, anti-government demonstrators also took to the streets and fought with riot police.
image captionOfficials said the blast was caused by an electrical fault, which triggered a power cut and made the mine cages unusable.