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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.

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Police use water cannon on Turkey mine protesters

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Istanbul to demonstrate against Turkey's worst mining disaster in Soma that killed 301 people.

Riot police used water cannon to disperse the crowd and detained several protesters. Tuesday's disaster triggered angry protests across the country, aimed at mine owners accused of ignoring safety regulations.

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