Rescue worker Ugur Acar
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Mine rescuer on 'awful' conditions

Rescue worker Ugur Acar speaks to BBC Turkish's Sinan Okus about the dire situation inside the Soma mine in the aftermath of Tuesday's explosion.

As new graves are being dug in the town cemetery of Soma, rescue teams are still trying to reach some 150 people still missing in Turkey's worst mining disaster.

There has been intense speculation on Turkish social media about events inside the mine in the aftermath of Tuesday's explosion - including reports of dozens of dead bodies piled together in tunnels.

Rescue worker Ugur Acar spoke to BBC Turkish's Sinan Onus about the dire situation inside the mine.

  • 15 May
  • From the section Europe