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BREAKING: Turkish police detain 18 in mine disaster probe: TV

Turkey Yesterday declared rescue operations over following this week's devastating coalmine blast after retrieving the bodies of two last trapped miners, bringing the final death toll to 301.


People mourn their relatives at the cemetery where some of the 301 people killed after an explosion and fire in a coal mine were buried, on May 18, 2014, at Soma in Manisa.  Turkey on May 17, 2014 declared rescue operations over following this week's devastating coalmine blast after retrieving the bodies of two last trapped miners, bringing the final death toll to 301.  (AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC)
People mourn their relatives at the cemetery where some of the 301 people killed after an explosion and fire in a coal mine were buried, on May 18, 2014, at Soma in Manisa. 
(AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC)

AFP  – Turkish police on Sunday detained 18 people suspected of negligence in connection with this week’s deadly mine disaster, including executives from the mine operator, local media reported.

Rescue operations ended on Saturday after the bodies of the last two trapped miners were retrieved following the country’s worst ever industrial disaster, which claimed 301 lives.

 

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