Death toll rises to 41 in Turkey coal mine explosion


              Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, speaks with an injured miner at a hospital in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Funerals for miners killed in a coal mine explosion in northern Turkey began Saturday as officials raised the death toll to at least 40 people. There were 110 miners working several hundred meters below ground when the explosion occurred Friday evening. (Turkish Presidency via AP )
            
              Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, is surrounded by his ministers as he speaks to the media outside the coal mine in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Funerals for miners killed in a coal mine explosion in northern Turkey began Saturday as officials raised the death toll to at least 40 people. There were 110 miners working several hundred meters below ground when the explosion occurred Friday evening. (Turkish Presidency via AP )
            
              Relatives of one of the miners killed in a coal mine explosion mourn during his funeral outside a mosque in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. There were 110 miners working in the mine when the explosion occurred Friday evening at the state-owned Turkish Hard Coal Enterprise’s mine in Amasra.  (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Relatives of one of the miners killed in a coal mine explosion mourn during his funeral outside a mosque in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. An official says an explosion inside a coal mine in northern Turkey has trapped dozens of miners. At least 14 have come out alive. The cause of Friday's blast in the town of Amasra in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin was not immediately known. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Relatives mourn over a coffin covered with a Turkish flag of one of the miners killed in a coal mine explosion, during his funeral outside a mosque in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. An official says an explosion inside a coal mine in northern Turkey has trapped dozens of miners. At least 14 have come out alive. The cause of Friday's blast in the town of Amasra in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin was not immediately known. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Relatives of one of the miners killed in a coal mine explosion mourn during his funeral outside a mosque in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. There were 110 miners working in the mine when the explosion occurred Friday evening at the state-owned Turkish Hard Coal Enterprise’s mine in Amasra.  (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Mourners pray over a coffin covered with a Turkish flag of one of the miners killed in a coal mine explosion, during his funeral outside a mosque in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. An official says an explosion inside a coal mine in northern Turkey has trapped dozens of miners. At least 14 have come out alive. The cause of Friday's blast in the town of Amasra in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin was not immediately known. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, meets miners in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Funerals for miners killed in a coal mine explosion in northern Turkey began Saturday as officials raised the death toll to at least 40 people. There were 110 miners working several hundred meters below ground when the explosion occurred Friday evening.( Turkish Presidency via AP )
            
              Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, right, helps a coffin covered with a Turkish flag of one of the miners killed in a coal mine explosion, during his funeral in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. An official says an explosion inside a coal mine in northern Turkey has trapped dozens of miners. At least 14 have come out alive. The cause of Friday's blast in the town of Amasra in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin was not immediately known. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
            
              Relatives of missing miners gather in front of the mine in Amasra, in the Black Sea coastal province of Bartin, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Officials said a deadly explosion occurred inside a coal mine in northern Turkey Friday evening, trapping dozens of miners. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Death toll rises to 41 in Turkey coal mine explosion