The death toll in Turkey's coal mine fire could top 400, putting it among the world's worst mining disasters. Here's a look at the deadliest mining disasters in history:
10. Bergkamen coal mine dust explosion (405 killed -- 1946, West Germany)
9. Wankie coal mine explosions (426 killed -- 1972, Zimbabwe)
8. Coalbrook mine collapse (437 killed -- 1960, South Africa)
7. Senghenydd Colliery coal mine explosion (439 killed -- 1913, Wales)
6. Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion (458 killed -- 1963, Japan)
5. Sumitomo Besshi mine landslide (512 killed -- 1899, Japan)
4. Laobaidong Colliery coal dust explosion (682 killed -- 1960, China)
3. Mitsubishi Hoyjo coal mine explosion (687 killed -- 1914, Japan)
2. Courrières mine coal dust explosion (1,099 killed -- 1906, France)
1. Benxihu Colliery coal mine explosion (1,549 killed -- 1942, China)
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