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7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Turkey

Turkish men take part in a rescue operation
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER)
A Turkish man takes part in a rescue operation
A Turkish man takes part in a rescue operation
A Turkish man takes part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER )
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER)
Turkish men look at a collapsed building
Turkish men look at a collapsed building
Turkish men look at a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER)
Turkish men and rescue workers take part in rescue
Turkish men and rescue workers take part in rescue
Turkish men and rescue workers take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER)
Turkish men help a victim a few minutes
Turkish men help a victim a few minutes
Turkish men help a victim a few minutes before his death during a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER)
Turkish men and rescue workers take part
Turkish men and rescue workers take part
Turkish men and rescue workers take part in an operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER)
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Earthquake In Turkey map
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Earthquake In Turkey 3
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Earthquake In Turkey
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Photo taken on October 23, 2011 shows an aerial view of the quake-hit Tabanli village in the eastern province of Van. A major earthquake collapsed several buildings in eastern Turkey, trapping an unknown number citizens under debris in Van Province. (Credit: AFP PHOTO/ANATOLIA NEWS AGENCY/ABDURRAHMAN ANTAKYALI )
Turkish men retrieve the body of a victi
Turkish men retrieve the body of a victi
Turkish men retrieve the body of a victim as they take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV. (Credit: AFP PHOTO / MUSTAFA OZER )
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