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Police tear gas Turkey mine protest   Turkish police have fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of protesters in the eastern town of Soma, where some 300 miners died on Tu...   PM's aide kicking protester stokes anger over Turkey mine fire   An aide to Turkey's Prime Minister is kicking a man protesting the mine disaster that has claimed nearly 300 lives has prompted outrage Turkish mine disaster: Unions calls protest strike Map of Soma Turkey  Trade unions in Turkey have announced a one-day strike in protest at the country's worst ever mine disaster which has claimed at least 274 lives Desperate search at Soma pit Map of Soma Turkey  Rescuers are hunting desperately for scores of coal miners still missing after an explosion caused a pit to collapse, killing at least 238 Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead Map of Soma Manisa Turkey
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B. 2015-03-04 33 bodies recovered from eastern Ukraine mine disaster Zasyadko mine, Donetsk, Donbass
C. 2014-10-28 18 workers trapped as mine collapses in Turkey Ermenek, Turkey
D. 2014-05-18 Arrests over Turkish mine deaths Soma, Turkey
2014-05-17 Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine Soma, Turkey
5. 2014-05-16 Police tear gas Turkey mine protest Soma, Turkey
6. 2014-05-15 PM's aide kicking protester stokes anger over Turkey mine fire Soma, Turkey
H. 2014-05-14 Turkish mine disaster: Unions calls protest strike Soma, Turkey
I. 2014-05-14 Desperate search at Soma pit Soma, Turkey

Turkish search efforts end after last bodies found in mine Map of Soma Turkey
  Russian mine accident leaves 36 dead   A total of 36 people, including five rescue workers, are presumed dead following an explosion at a coal mine in northern Russia, officials s... 33 bodies recovered from eastern Ukraine mine disaster Map of Zasyadko mine Donetsk Ukraine  The explosion at Zasyadko mine was caused by methane gas, according to DAN, the official news agency for the self-proclaimed DPR 18 workers trapped as mine collapses in Turkey Map of Ermenek Turkey  A coal mine in southern Turkey collapsed Tuesday, trapping 18 workers underground as water surged near them   Arrests over Turkish mine deaths Map of Soma Turkey

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Feb.28   Russia

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Mar.4   Donbass

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Oct.28   Turkey
May.18   Turkey
  Turkish police have arrested 24 people, including the general manager of the mine, following the country's worst-ever mining disaster
May.17   Turkey
  Rescue workers have completed their search in Turkey's worst mining disaster after retrieving the bodies of the last two missing miners. Toll is 301

May.16   Turkey
May.15   Turkey
May.14   Turkey
May.13   Turkey
  The blast, followed by a fire, occurred at a coal mine. A huge rescue operation is under way to reach hundreds more trapped miners
 Oxygen is being pumped into the privately owned mine. Large crowds of worried relatives have gathered near

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Mar.19   Poland Earthquake traps 18 at Rudna mine   Eighteen miners are trapped underground at a Polish copper mine after an earthquake caused a tunnel collapse

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Sep.16   Wales Second trapped UK miner dead   A third miner has been confirmed as dead as the search continues for one more man still trapped in a Swansea Valley colliery Jul.28   Eastern Ukraine Ukraine mine blast leaves 16 dead   An explosion at a mine in the Ukraine's eastern Lugansk region has left at least 16 people dead. 10 people were unaccounted for

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Oct.18   London   Pinera: Mining conditions must improve  Chile's president said during a visit to Britain that conditions must improve in the country's mining industry May.18   Turkey Crews rush to rescue trapped coal miners   Hundreds of rescue workers are racing to reach 30 miners, who have spent the last 24 hours trapped underground after an explosion

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Jun.8   Eastern Ukraine Battle to save 37 miners   Rescue teams are battling to save miners trapped underground after a gas explosion. The rescuers are racing against time amid fears of flood...

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Nov.18   Donbass 63 killed after coal mine blast
Map of Donetsk Ukraine
  A methane blast has ripped through a mine in eastern Ukraine, killing more than 30 miners and leaving about 50 others missing
 The explosion occurred at the Zasyadka mine in the Donetsk region at a depth of more than 1,000 meters. The blast, caused by a build-up of methane gas

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Nov.22   Poland No survivors in mine blast
  Rescuers at a coal mine have found the bodies of 15 miners, ending hopes of finding any survivors.    The final death is 23. The mine shaft had been closed in because of gas levels...
Nov.21   Poland Race to save mine workers   Rescuers have worked through the night in a desperate attempt to reach 15 miners trapped after a blast   Poland Mine blast kills eight; 15 missing
  The missing miners believed to be trapped about 500 feet underground at the mine in Ruda Slaska Jan.14   Romania 5 killed in mine blast  2 more are missing after the explosion may have been caused by an accumulation of gas

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Oct.25   North Caucasus Rescuers Free 33 Trapped Coal Miners
  Rescue teams brought out all coal miners known to be trapped alive in a flooded mine shaft

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