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Mass funerals, mounting anger as Turkey mourns mine workers

Women mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Women mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Women mourn during the funeral of a miner who died in a fire at a coal mine, at a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gokhan Gungor/Depo Photos

Rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gokhan Gungor/Depo Photos

Rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gokhan Gungor/Depo Photos
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People react as rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gokhan Gungor/Depo Photos

People react as rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gokhan Gungor/Depo Photos

People react as rescuers carry a miner who sustained injuries after a mine explosion to an ambulance in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gokhan Gungor/Depo Photos
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A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion reacts as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion reacts as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion reacts as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal
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Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) walks during his visit to Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, after a coal mine explosion May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) walks during his visit to Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, after a coal mine explosion May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) walks during his visit to Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, after a coal mine explosion May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal
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A man prays beside a grave of a dead miner while workers dig graves and locals accompany the praying in a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A man prays beside a grave of a dead miner while workers dig graves and locals accompany the praying in a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A man prays beside a grave of a dead miner while workers dig graves and locals accompany the praying in a cemetary in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) walks during his visit to Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, after a coal mine explosion May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) walks during his visit to Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, after a coal mine explosion May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) walks during his visit to Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa, after a coal mine explosion May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal
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Relatives of miners who were killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

Relatives of miners who were killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

Relatives of miners who were killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal
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A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal

A relative of a miner who was killed or injured in a mine explosion react as rescuers work in Soma, a district in Turkey's western province of Manisa May 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Osman Orsal
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