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Deadly Earthquake Shakes Eastern Turkey

Posted by feww on October 23, 2011

Powerful quake destroys building, kills many in SE Turkish city of Van

“There are so many dead. Several buildings have collapsed, there is too much destruction,” Zulfikar Arapoglu, the mayor of Ercis told NTV television. “We need urgent aid, we need medics.”

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  • Van, Turkey. Many people have been killed in a powerful earthquake that shook the south-eastern Turkish city of Van, a local official told NTV news channel.
    • A powerful earthquake measuring 7.2Mw struck eastern Turkey Sunday, destroying buildings and killing many in two cities, officials said.
    • Casualties were reported in the city of Van as well as the neighboring town of Ercis.
    • “There are so many dead. Several buildings have collapsed, there is too much destruction,” Zulfikar Arapoglu, the mayor of Ercis told NTV television. “We need urgent aid, we need medics.”
    • More than 50 people were treated for injuries at the state hospital in Van, Anatolia news agency reported.
    • At least a dozen significant aftershocks have since struck the disaster area, Turkey’s Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute  at Bogazici University reported.
    • The quake magnitude was downgraded from magnitude 7.6 to 7.3 and later 7.2Mw [depth: 20km] by USGS. Kandilli observatory, however, recorded the event as a magnitude 6.6 shock [depth: 5km.]

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