Toll tops 1,900 in quake-hit Turkey, Syria
The combined death toll has risen to over 1,900 for Turkey and Syria after the region’s strongest quake in nearly a century.
Turkey’s emergency services say at least 1,121 people died in the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, with another 783 confirmed fatalities in Syria, putting that toll at 1,904.
In #Sanliurfa the moment a building collapsed recorded by mobile phone hours after 7.8 #earthquake hits Turkey. #deprem pic.twitter.com/YDc8DH9lbn
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