By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Turkish officials raised the death toll to 245 Wednesday as rescue units continue to search for 120 miners still trapped underground. A coal mine in western Turkey collapsed after a power distribution unit exploded Tuesday.
By Joshua Barajas
In our news wrap Wednesday, an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Turkey killed at least 70 miners, with an unknown number still trapped. In the U.S., two coal miners were killed in West Virginia when the mine…
In other news Friday, violence escalated in the streets of Bangkok as Thai troops fired on anti-government protesters, killing at least eight people and hundreds of people protested in Afghanistan against a NATO strike they believe killed Afghan civilians.
In other news Monday, major cleanups were underway across the South after tornadoes ripped through the region, killing 10 people. Also, the company that owns a West Virginia coal mine where 29 miners died in an explosion defended itself from…
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