Istanbul, Turkey — Protesters hold placards in Istiklal Street, Istanbul, on May 14, 2014, representing the number of casualties, announced by officials overtime following a mine explosion in Soma, Turkey. On May 13, an explosion and a subsequent cave in trapped hundreds of miners in a coalmine run by a private firm on lease from the government. As of May 15 the confirmed death toll is 282 with over a hundred miners still unaccounted for. Photo by Bikem Ekberzade

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