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Four dead, hundreds feared trapped in Turkish mine explosion

Rescue teams rush to treat the injured after an explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey. At least four people are dead and hundreds are believed to still be trapped inside. (SOUNDBITE) (Turkish) TURKISH ENERGY MINISTER, TANER YILDIZ, SAYING: "A very serious accident has happened in Soma in a mine. There is a big problem due to a fire that started after an electrical fault underground." Family members rushed to the mine for updates on their loved ones. Because the explosion happened during a shift change, officials say it isn't clear just how many people are trapped inside.

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