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Tensions rise as Turkey buries victims of mine disaster

Trade unions in Turkey are holding a one-day strike in protest at the country's worst mine disaster, which has claimed at least 282 lives.

Excavators are digging mass graves and loudspeakers have been broadcasting the names of the dead in the town at the centre of the disaster.

Orla Guerin reports from Soma.

  • 15 May 2014
  • From the section Europe
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