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Anger grows over mine disaster

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  • An injured miner came out carried by rescuers, on May 13, 2014 after an explosion in the Soma mine. (Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images)
  • A miner reacts after being affected with toxic gas while searching for co-workers. (Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images)
  • Miners change their clothes in an outside building after searching for hours hundreds of their co-workers. (Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images)
  • Boats of miners in an outside building after searching for co-workers. (Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images)
  • People dig graves for miners in a cemetery during the funeral ceremony of miners who died in the mine. (Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images)
  • People mourn in a cemetery during the funeral ceremony. (Bulent Kilic—AFP/Getty Images)

As Turkey attempts to come to terms with the country’s worst industrial disaster, the mine fire that has left at least 300 people dead, the prime minister faces a growing backlash over his handling of the tragedy.

Soma – no men’s underground

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  • 14.05.14 A shortcut occured in the coal mine of Soma, the mine is burning, some hundred miners are 2000 meters under earth with no security to safe them
  • Soma Graveyard 15.05.14, more then 300 workers are found dead
  • The government declares three days of mourning
  • People blame the government due to Ex economy minister Mehmet Çaplayan spending 250.000 Dollar for a watch
  • The opposition is rallying
  • Solidarity from Italy
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  • 14.05.14 İstiklal Cad. İstanbul
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  • İf yoy want to get to know a country, find out, how people are dying there. Albert Camus
  • And you should know the working conditions. Changing room in Soma for the coal miners.
  • Vivat Çapuling!

More then 300 workers are found dead until now, the youngest victim is 15 years old.