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Rescuers Search For Trapped Miners in Turkey

More than 160 miners were killed in a collapsed coal mine in the western Turkish city of Soma, with many more still trapped.

A distraught man reacts as rescue work continues after a coal mine fire in Soma, Turkey, on May 14. Scenes of grief and heartbreak played out at a Turkish mine after an explosion and fire killed more than 200 workers and trapped hundreds of others more than a mile under the earth's surface.

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Rescuers remove a miner on May 14.

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An injured miner is carried to an ambulance after being rescued from the mine late on May 13.

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An injured miner is carried out of the mine by rescuers on May 13.

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Families of the miners wait outside the mine as rescuers search for survivors in a collapsed mine in Soma, Turkey, May 13.

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A man kisses his son who was rescued from the collapsed mine on May 13.

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A woman cries in the wake of the explosion on May 13.

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Miners wait at the gate of the mine after an explosion on May 13.

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Rescuers bring out injured miners from the collapsed mine on May 13.

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Medics, family members and friends wait outside a hospital hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 13.

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