Middle East

    • The body of a miner is carried to an ambulance in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
    • Relatives of miners trapped in a coal mine wait in front of the site in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
    • Family members wait outside a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
    • Family members wait outside a coal mine where more than 200 miners have been trapped after an explosion, in Soma, western Turkey, May 14, 2014.
    • A man kisses his son, rescued from the coal mine after an explosion, in Manisa, May 13, 2014.
    • Medics help a rescued miner after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
    • Medics, ambulances and relatives are seen at the entrance of a coal mine hours after a deadly explosion and fire in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
    • Miners carry a rescued friend hours after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
    • Family members gather near the mine after a deadly explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
    • An injured miner is carried into a hospital in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.
    • Two rescued miners sit waiting after an explosion and fire at a coal mine, in Soma, western Turkey, May 13, 2014.

    Deadly Coal Mine Fire in Western Turkey

    Published May 14, 2014

    Rescuers in western Turkey are searching for survivors after an electrical explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 205 people, in one of the country's worst mining accidents.


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