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How a devastating quake killed thousands in Turkey, Syria

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Two earthquakes measuring 7.8 and 7.5 were followed by aftershocks in frigid winter weather. The impact could be felt as far away as Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Egypt. The grim death toll is a result of several factors: the sheer size of the quake and the fact that it struck relatively close to the surface.
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Over 4000 people killed in powerful earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

A Twitter user who shared the video claimed it was recorded just moments before the devastating earthquake in Turkey.

2 months ago·India
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Turkey and Syria earthquake: death toll passes 5,000, with 5,775 buildings confirmed collapsed – latest

At least 3,419 have died in Turkey, while Syria toll stands at about 1,600; more than 24,000 people involved in search and rescue

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The quake killed thousands in Turkey and Syria. This is what happened

A major 7.8 magnitude earthquake followed by another strong quake devastated wide swaths of Turkey and Syria Monday, killing thousands of people.

2 months ago·Canada
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Powerful aftershocks hit Turkey as death toll crosses 5,000 – latest updates

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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Turkey-Syria Earthquake: Rahul Gandhi Expresses Grief Over Loss Of Lives

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed grief at the loss of life and devastation caused by an earthquake in Tukey urging the global community to come together to ensure "swift relief" in the affected region. Taking to Twitter, the Wayanad MP said, "Anguished by the news of lives lost in the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The global community must come together to ensure swift relief to the affected region. My thoughts are with…

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Devastating earthquakes worry Syrians in US

Syrian immigrants in the United States are worried about friends and family after devastating earthquakes that killed thousands in Syria and Turkey. (Feb 6)(AP video shot by Micheal Rubinkam)

2 months ago·United States
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