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Turkey, Syria quake deaths pass 9,500; deadliest in decade

Feb. 08, 2023 04:28 AM EST

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — Thinly stretched rescue teams worked through the night in Turkey and Syria, pulling more bodies from the rubble of thousands of buildings toppled by a catastrophic earthquake. The death toll rose Wednesday to more than 9,500, making the quake the deadliest in more than a...

Quake that struck Turkey and Syria is deadliest in world in more than 10 years, as confirmed death toll surpasses 9,000

Feb. 08, 2023 03:17 AM EST
GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AP) — Quake that struck Turkey and Syria is deadliest in world in more than 10 years, as confirmed death toll surpasses 9,000.

Global quake rescue effort hits ground in Turkey, Syria

Feb. 08, 2023 02:59 AM EST

Medical personnel, soldiers, and handlers with trained search dogs sent from around the world are arriving in Turkey and Syria to help rescue survivors of Monday’s earthquake. Here's a glance at the assistance being provided: — The European Union has mobilized search and rescue...

Engineers, search dogs sent to Turkey, Syria after quake

Feb. 07, 2023 23:10 PM EST

Structural engineers, soldiers, paramedics and handlers with trained search dogs are heading to Turkey and Syria to help locate and rescue survivors of Monday’s earthquake. Here's a glance at the assistance being provided: — The European Union has mobilized search and rescue...

Fears grow for untold numbers buried by Turkey earthquake

Feb. 07, 2023 22:51 PM EST

NURDAGI, Turkey (AP) — Rescuers raced against time early Wednesday to pull survivors from the rubble before they succumbed to cold weather two days after an earthquake tore through southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria. The death toll climbed above 7,700 and was expected to rise further....

A glance at the world's deadliest quakes in past 25 years

Feb. 07, 2023 21:54 PM EST

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Turkey and Syria on Monday, killing thousands of people in the two countries. The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers working in cold and snow look for trapped people in the rubble of toppled buildings. Here are some of the world’s...

Live Updates | Turkey, Syria earthquake search intensifies

Feb. 07, 2023 21:27 PM EST

ADANA, Turkey (AP) — Rescuers are racing to pull survivors from earthquake rubble before they succumb to cold weather in southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria. As the death toll climbed, despair and anger were growing over the pace of rescue efforts. The Latest on the earthquake: ...

Former Chelsea forward Atsu rescued after Turkey earthquake

Feb. 07, 2023 18:33 PM EST

Former Chelsea and Newcastle forward Christian Atsu was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building following the deadly earthquake that struck Turkey, the Ghana Football Association said in a Twitter post Tuesday. The Ghana international plays for Turkish club Hatayspor. A club...

Wreckage, rescue and hope in Turkey's earthquake epicenter

Feb. 07, 2023 16:33 PM EST

NURDAGI, Turkey (AP) — Zeliha Hisir tried to speak, but could barely move after her hourslong rescue Tuesday near the epicenter of a powerful earthquake that has devastated parts of Turkey and Syria. The 58-year-old woman's eyes darted around in shock and relief as a rescue crew...

Death toll in earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria tops 6,000 amid search for more survivors

Feb. 07, 2023 12:02 PM EST
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Death toll in earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria tops 6,000 amid search for more survivors.