Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 3,400
Rescuers scramble in Turkey, Syria after earthquake kills over 5,000 people
Tens of thousands who were left homeless in Turkey and Syria faced a night in the cold. In the Turkish city of Gaziantep, a provincial capital about 33 kilometers (20 miles) from the epicenter, people took refuge in shopping malls, stadiums, mosques and community centers. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared seven days of national mourning.
Rescuers scramble in Turkiye, Syria after quake kills 4,000
Rescue workers and civilians passed chunks of concrete and household goods across mountains of rubble Monday, moving tons of wreckage by hand in a desperate search for survivors trapped by a devastating earthquake.
Search crews try to reach people trapped under earthquake rubble in Turkey and Syria as temperatures plunge
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked southeastern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday, killing more than 4,000 people and injuring thousands more as it toppled buildings and trapped residents under mounds of rubble. Efforts to rescue them accelerated as temperatures plunged.