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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Rattles Eastern Turkey
7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Turkey, killing at least 85 people and sparking widespread panic as it caused dozens of buildings to collapse.
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Oct. 24, 2011: Rescuers work to excavate people believed to be trapped under a collapsed building in Ercis, eastern Turkey.

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Oct. 24, 2011: Emergency crews work to rescue people from the rubble and debris of collapsed buildings in Ercis, eastern Turkey.

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Oct. 24, 2011: Emergency crews work to rescue people from the debris and rubble of collapsed buildings in Ercis, eastern Turkey.

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Oct. 23, 2011: People try to save people trapped under debris in Tabanli village near the city of Van after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey.

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Oct. 23, 2011: People rescue a woman trapped under debris after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey, collapsing about 45 buildings in Van province, according to the deputy Turkish prime minister.

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Oct. 23, 2011: People rescue a woman trapped under debris after a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey, collapsing about 45 buildings in Van province, according to the deputy Turkish prime minister.

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Oct. 23, 2011: Shocked people seen in the city center of Van after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey, collapsing some buildings and causing at least 85 deaths, an official said.

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Oct. 23, 2011: A man carries an injured child in the city of Van after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey.

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Oct. 23, 2011: People try to save people trapped under debris in Tabanli village near the city of Van after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey.

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Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Rattles Eastern Turkey

7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Turkey, killing at least 85 people and sparking widespread panic as it caused dozens of buildings to collapse.

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