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An explosion and fire in a Turkish coal mine killed 201 people and the death toll could rise with hundreds more still trapped, the country's energy minister has said.

Speaking to reporters at the scene of the disaster on Tuesday, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said 787 workers were inside the mine when the blast hit a power unit. Another 76 people were injured and hospitalised, he said.

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