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Baby rescued 48 hours after Turkey quake

A two-week-old baby was pulled Tuesday from the debris of an earthquake in eastern Turkey that left at least 366 people dead,television stations reported. The mother of the infant was also alive but buried in the wreckage of their home in the town of Ercis and rescuers were trying to reach her, the…

Desperate hunt for survivors after Turkey quake

Rescuers scrambled through the rubble in a desperate search on Monday for survivors of an earthquake that killed at least 264 people in Turkey as residents fled the scenes of carnage. People living in eastern Van province issued cries for help on Twitter, giving out the addresses of collapsed buildings…

Up to 1,000 feared dead in Turkey quake

ANKARA — An earthquake of 7.3 magnitude rocked eastern Turkey on Sunday, with a seimological institute saying up to 1,000 people could lie dead under the rubble of dozens of collapsed buildings. Turkey’s strongest earthquake in years struck Van, a large eastern city populated mainly by Kurds. “Five hundred to…

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