Another Deadly Earthquake Rattles Turkey
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled eastern Turkey Wednesday, killing at least three people and trapping another 50 in rubble after a hotel collapsed in the province of Van, Turkish media reported. A six-story hotel in central Van collapsed where 35 people were booked, a source told Fox News. Members of the media were staying at the hotel after the first quake hit the country more than two weeks ago.
Nov. 9: Rescuers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Van, eastern Turkey.
Rescue workers gather early Thursday Nov. 10, 2011, at a hotel which collapsed in an earthquake in Van, Turkey, where aid workers and journalists were living. The earthquake struck eastern Turkey late Wednesday night, killing at least three people and leaving dozens trapped in the rubble of toppled buildings. About 20 buildings collapsed in the provincial capital of Van following a 5.7-magnitude quake, according to media reports. This quake struck in the same area as a recent quake which had killed some 600 people.(AP Photo / DHA Turkish TV) TV OUT - TURKEY OUT - ROJ TV OUT
Rescuers pull out a man alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in Van, eastern Turkey, late Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. An earthquake struck eastern Turkey late Wednesday night, killing at least three people and leaving dozens trapped in the rubble of toppled buildings. About 20 buildings collapsed in the provincial capital of Van following a 5.7-magnitude quake, according to media reports.(AP Photo/Salih Zeki Fazlioglu, Anatolia) TURKEY OUT
Evren Temizer, 26, a quake survivor, speaks to a friend as family members wait for news as Turkish and Azeri rescuers work to save people trapped under the rubble of a collapsed building in Ercis, eastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake toppled some 2,000 buildings. Authorities said the death toll had jumped to 432 as rescuers in Ercis and the provincial capital, Van, raced against time to free dozens of people trapped inside mounds of concrete, twisted steel and construction debris. At least nine people were rescued on Tuesday, although many more bodies were discovered.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)