Blazing fire hampering rescue efforts at Turkey mine

Relatives hear their worst fears confirmed. Credit: APTN

A fire is still blazing inside the Soma mine where 282 miners lost their lives after an explosion on Tuesday. The fire is hampering efforts and authorities do not expect any miners trapped inside to be rescued alive.

Rescue teams expect to fine more bodies today. Credit: APTN

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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.