Turkey Earthquake


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Turkey Earthquake

  1. 1. Credits: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images October 23, 2011 – This Sunday, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Van province of Turkey, leaving 471 people killed and 1,650 injured. These numbers are expected to rise as rescue crews continue to find survivors.
  2. 2. Credits: US Geological Service The epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake was near Van which has a population of 372,000. Its frequent aftershocks delayed the efforts of many rescue teams.
  3. 3. Credits: AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici People walk by a pile of debris on the following day of the earthquake.
  4. 4. Credits: Mustafa Ozer/AFP/Getty Images A man walks by a collapsed building in Ercis.
  5. 5. Credits: Burhan Ozbilici, AP A family waits for news about missing relatives as rescue teams continue to find survivors.
  6. 6. Credits: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images Turkish people sit on a street in the Ercis province of Van after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
  7. 7. Credits: Baz Ratner/Reuters Two men share comfort in front of a collapsed building.
  8. 8. Credits: AFP/Getty Images Relatives of earthquake victims cry in the town of Ercis after the earthquake.
  9. 9. Credits: AP Photo/ Abdurrahman Antakyali, Anatolia A girl and the surrounding people react to the 7.2 earthquake that hit southern Turkey.
  10. 10. Credits: AP Photo/ Abdurrahman Antakyali, Aatolia In the city of Van, a man is seen carrying an injured child after the earthquake.
  11. 11. Credits: Osman Orsal/Reuters A man collects his belongings from his collapsed home after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Sunday, October 23 rd , leaving many injured and some dead.
  12. 12. Credits: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images People can be seen passing bread to displaced locals after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake left many homeless in the province of Van, Turkey.
  13. 13. Credits: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images Turkish rescue workers search the ruins of a destroyed building in Ercis.
  14. 14. Credits: Rex Features/KeystoneUSA-ZUMA Rescue teams and locals work together to find survivors after the earthquake that hit the province of Van in Turkey.
  15. 15. Credits: Adem Altan, AFP/Getty Images Rescue workers watch as a crane lifts debris off a collapsed building.
  16. 16. Credits: Mustafa Ozer, AFP/Getty Images Turkish soldiers take a break during a rescue operation to salvage people from a fallen building.
  17. 17. Credits: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images Azra Karaduman, a 2-week old baby, is saved from a pile of debris by rescue workers.
  18. 18. <ul><li>http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-202_162-10009903.html?tag=cbsnewsTwoColLowerPromoArea;fd.gallery </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2011/oct/23/turkey-earthquake-in-pictures?picture=380855268 </li></ul><ul><li>http://mediagallery.usatoday.com/Powerful+earthquake+hits+Turkey/G2882 </li></ul>