Turkey: 'Mining execs detained' after disaster kills hundreds

Turkish police have detained 19 people, including mining company executives, as part of an investigation into the Soma mining disaster, Reuters have reported citing Turkish media.

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Anger across Turkey in aftermath of mine disaster

The wait for news of who has lived and who has died in the Soma mine disaster has being going on for more than twenty four hours.

At least 274 Turkish miners are known to have died in an explosion and fire deep underground and some 120 others are still thought to be down there - either dead or alive - at the mine in Soma.

Above ground families are still gathered tonight. And as hope fades, anger grows - directed at Turkey's prime minister for the industry's poor safety record since privatisation.

ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers reports from western Turkey:

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