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Turkish search ends as last missing miners found

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 17, 2014 at 10:09 a.m.

— Turkey's energy minister says rescue workers have completed their search in Turkey's worst mining disaster after retrieving the bodies of the last two missing miners.

Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Saturday the death toll from a fire that devastated a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey on May 13 is 301. He said 485 miners escaped or were rescued from the inferno.

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