Protesters try to escape the jet of an advancing police water cannon during a protest on Friday against the government after the mine explosion in Soma. Photo: EPAProtesters try to escape the jet of an advancing police water cannon during a protest on Friday against the government after the mine explosion in Soma. Photo: EPA
Protesters try to escape the jet of an advancing police water cannon during a protest on Friday against the government after the mine explosion in Soma. Photo: EPA

Police use water cannon on protesters as negligence denied in Turkey mine fire

Turkey's government and the company operating the colliery in which at least 299 miners lost their lives deny negligence as riot police train water cannon and rubber bullets on protesters

Protesters try to escape the jet of an advancing police water cannon during a protest on Friday against the government after the mine explosion in Soma. Photo: EPAProtesters try to escape the jet of an advancing police water cannon during a protest on Friday against the government after the mine explosion in Soma. Photo: EPA
Protesters try to escape the jet of an advancing police water cannon during a protest on Friday against the government after the mine explosion in Soma. Photo: EPA
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