Earthquake in Turkey kills 85 on Sunday, 10-23-11


A deadly magnitude of 7.2 earthquake kills 85 people so far on Sunday, 10-23-11 in Ankara, Turkey.

Many buildings are distroid and families are being search for. There could be thousands dead. Only time will tell.

The videos below will have more information for you as you see the devistation that has happen in Turkey.



Dozens of people have been killed after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey.

Hundreds more are feared buried beneath buildings that collapsed throughout Van province.
Al Jazeera's Dorsa Jabbari reports.



Turkey's state-run television says a powerful quake has killed 30 people and injured 150 others in the eastern town of Ercis. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Sunday. (October 23, 2011)

Rescuers scramble to reach earthquake victims in Turkey's Van



Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from the Turkish city of Van, after a powerful earthquake struck the region.

She is standing on top of a collapsed five-storey building where rescue workers are scrambling to reach people trapped alive under the rubble.



A powerful earthquake has hit the city of Van in the eastern part of Turkey, causing masonry to fall, injuries and deaths.

You can read more about the 7.2 earthquake in Turkey at the EuroNews and Europe MSNBC.

There are new reports that the quake in Turkey was a 7.6 magnitude.
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