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Mine disaster's dead now 274 in Turkey

150 missing; anger aimed at premier

Posted: May 15, 2014 at 5:53 a.m.

Rescuers carry an injured miner out of a coal mine Wednesday in Soma in western Turkey as hundreds of relatives and miners wait for news of those still inside.

Rescue workers coated in grime trudged repeatedly out of a coal mine Wednesday with stretchers of bodies that swelled the death toll from an explosion and fire at the mine to 274.

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