At least 274 dead in Turkey mine disasterUpdated: 2014-05-15 06:00:00 (KST)
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Rescue operations continue, as Turkey enters the third day of its mining disaster.
Its prime minister says up to 120 workers are still trapped underground.
The death toll has risen to 274. At least 88 workers are reported to have been rescued though no additional survivors have been found in the last few hours.
These figures put Tuesday's coal mine accident as Turkey's worst mining accident, surpassing the incident in 1992, when 2-hundred-63 lives were lost in a gas explosion.
The prime minister's office has declared three days of national mourning in light of the disaster.
Anger is erupting against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan Protestors also clashed with police in Istanbul and Ankara.