A grieving father who is waiting for the body of his 24-year-old son to be retrieved from the Soma mine
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Grieving father on the wait to recover his miner son's body

In Soma, western Turkey, rescue workers continue to search for at least 150 miners still trapped underground after an explosion and fire ripped through a mine on Tuesday.

More than 280 people are now known to have died.

BBC Turkish's Selin Girit has been talking to a grieving father who is waiting for the body of his 24-year-old son to be retrieved from the mine.

  • 15 May 2014
  • From the section Europe
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