7.2 Quake In Turkey Kills 138, Collapses Buildings

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Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Residents of Ercis stand near fires made on the street, after an earthquake in the Van province, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
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(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
A Turkish man takes part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
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(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men and rescue workers take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
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(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men help a victim a few minutes before his death during a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men and rescue workers take part in an operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men retrieve the body of a victim as they take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis province of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Residents of Ercis stand near a fire on a street, surrounded by collapsed buildings, after an earthquake in the Van province, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
A Turkish man takes part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
A Turkish man takes part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
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Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
A major earthquake collapsed several buildings in eastern Turkey, trapping an unknown number citizens under debris in Van Province.
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(credit: ABDURRAHMAN ANTAKYALI/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
A major earthquake collapsed several buildings in eastern Turkey on Sunday, trapping an unknown number citizens under debris in Van Province.
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Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men look at a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey
Turkish men take part in a rescue operation to salvage people from a collapsed building after an earthquake in the Ercis procince of Van, in eastern Turkey, on October 23, 2011. More than 1,000 people were likely to have been killed in an earthquake as powerful as the one that struck on 23 October in eastern Turkey, experts from the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said at a press conference broadcast on Turkish TV.
(credit: MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)
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