More Than 200 Dead In Turkey Mine Explosion [PHOTOS]

    Turkey Mining Accident

    Rescuers search for trapped coal miners in Turkey after an explosion that killed at least 232 miners.

    FOX News Radio's Kimberly Adams reports:

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    The explosion happened during a shift change, so more than 700 miners were inside, at least 200 are still trapped.

    Rescuers have been working through the night, battling clouds of soot and gas from the fires still burning underground.

    Families are anxiously waiting outside the mine in western Turkey, wailing in grief as the dead are pulled out.

    Some of the workers are trapped more than 400 yards below the surface, with no power to operate the elevators that would usually bring them up.

    Kimberly Adams, FOX News Radio.

    VIEW PHOTOS from the scene of the mine explosion in Turkey (Photo Courtesy: AP):