How One Small Community Is Burying Its Dead After Mining Disaster

Hundreds of miners died after an explosion at a coal mine in Turkey.
0:56 | 05/15/14

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This is so -- main cemetery where many of the miners who died of that mining disaster will be buried many of them today all morning we've seen these graves being dug. Here you can see the outlines of more -- to be Doug later today and as quickly as they're being -- -- -- being filled. We've seen in nonstop stream of coffins coming into this cemetery. All day for burial fathers and sons carrying their uncles and Brothers on their shoulders. The bodies are lowered slowly. Into the holes and then for about ten minutes the entire crowd goes quiet for the funeral service -- only audible sounds. -- prayers from the the whales from the family. Many of these mothers and fathers are absolutely inconsolable. Their relatives trying to give them some measure of comfort as this small community tries to come to terms. -- this immense tragedy. Alex Marquardt ABC news so -- Turkey.

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