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Turkish mine explosion kills 151 workers and traps more than 700 others underground

At least 151 people have been killed and hundreds more remain trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in western Turkey, the energy minister said Wednesday. A total of 787 mineworkers were trapped at the time of the explosion on Tuesday and “we have evacuated 363…

More than 150 dead in China earthquake

A bloodied survivor sat on a chair outdoors getting stitches to his head as rescue workers struggled to pull other people from the rubble after a powerful quake left more than 150 dead on Saturday. Rows of tents have been set up outside a hospital to cope with the flood…