A workers' union in Turkey representing hundreds of thousands of employees has called for a nationwide strike on Thursday, May 15, 2014, as the death toll in the country's worst-ever mine disaster rose to 282.
People mourn at the grave of a miner after the burial service, in Soma, western province of Manisa, Turkey, May 15, 2014.
Miners and members of rescue services wait outside a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey, May 15, 2014.
People prepare graves for the coal mine disaster victims in Soma, Turkey, May 15, 2014.
Members of the rescue team sit outside the coal mine, in Soma, western Turkey, May 15, 2014.