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Search for Miners in Turkey Has Ended

Sat, 17 May 2014 15:56:09 +0000

Ozgu Ozdemir/Getty Images(SOMA, Turkey) -- The search for survivors in the Turkish mine disaster has ended.

Turkey officials say the bodies of the last two missing miners have been found, bringing the death toll to 301.

Another 485 miners escaped or were rescued.

The disaster sparked anger and accusations that the government and mining officials have been negligent.

The government and mining officials denied the accusations.

And while the search and rescue is over, the minister is promising psychological and social support as well as an investigation.


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