'At least 274' dead in Turkey mine disaster

The death toll has increased to at least 274 and rescue work has been suspended at the site of the Somas mine explosion and fire.

ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers is in Soma, the city in western Turkey where the disaster struck:

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Latest death toll is 274 for the Soma disaster. Also clouds of smoke coming from the mine back-up reports rescue suspended 2 allow gas out

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