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Survivors Rescued From Turkey’s Earthquake

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Rescuers who continue to search for survivors following Sunday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey rescued a two-week-old baby girl and her mother from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building on Tuesday. The two had been pinned inside the building nearly 48 hours after the quake toppled more than 2,000 buildings. The father was also […]

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Death Toll Continues to Rise in Aftermath of Turkey’s Earthquake

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of people in eastern Turkey have spent a second night outdoors in near freezing temperatures as rescuers continue the search for survivors from Sunday’s powerful earthquake. Rescuers pulled several more survivors from the rubble in the early hours of Tuesday. Officials say the death toll from the earthquake now stands at 366 dead and […]

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Rescuers Continue Search for Turkey Quake Survivors

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of residents of eastern Turkey have spent a second night outdoors in near freezing temperatures as rescuers continue the search for earthquake survivors. Rescuers pulled several more survivors from the rubble in the early hours of Tuesday. Officials say the death toll from Sunday’s earthquake stands at 279 dead and at least 1,300 injured. […]

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Death Toll Rises in Turkey Quake

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescuers in Turkey have pulled several more survivors from the rubble in the aftermath of Sunday’s earthquake that officials say killed 279 people and injured more than 1,000 others. Officials said Monday the magnitude 7.2 quake near Turkey’s border with Iran did the most damage in the town of Ercis, about 90 kilometers north of […]

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Death Toll Rises in Turkey Quake

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescuers in Turkey dug through piles of rubble Monday searching for survivors of Sunday’s earthquake that officials say killed more than 260 people and injured at least 1,000 more. The Turkish news agency Anatolia reports one man was pulled from a collapsed building after he managed to call police from his cell phone. Officials say […]

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Death Toll Rises in Turkey Quake

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Turkey say the death toll from Sunday’s earthquake in Van province has risen to more than 260, with as least 1,000 injured. They said the magnitude 7.2 quake near Turkey’s border with Iran did the most damage in the town of Ercis, about 90 kilometers north of the city of Van. The death […]

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Rescuers Search for Survivors After Quake Kills 217 in Turkey

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers in southeastern Turkey were digging through rubble Monday, trying to find survivors after an earthquake that killed at least 239 people and injured more than 1,000 others. The search involves hundreds of teams of rescuers from across the country going through the remains of buildings flattened by Sunday’s magnitude 7.2 quake. The earthquake […]

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Rescuers Search for Survivors After Quake Kills 217 in Turkey

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue workers in southeastern Turkey were digging through rubble Monday, trying to find survivors after an earthquake that killed at least 217 people and wounded more than 1,000 others. The search involves hundreds of teams of rescuers from across the country searching the remains of dozens of buildings flattened by Sunday’s magnitude 7.2 quake. The […]

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Quake Kills 217 in Southeast Turkey

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Turkey’s prime minister says a powerful earthquake in the country’s southeast has killed 217 people and injured more than 1,000 others. Rescue workers used generator-powered equipment to search for hundreds of missing people in the dark, hours after a magnitude 7.2 quake struck Van province at midday Sunday . The earthquake wiped out electricity in […]

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Quake Kills 138 in Southeast Turkey

Posted October 23rd, 2011 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey’s prime minister says a powerful earthquake in the country’s southeast has killed 138 people and injured 350 others. Rescue workers used generator-powered equipment to search for hundreds of missing people in the dark, hours after a magnitude 7.2 quake struck Van province at midday Sunday . The earthquake wiped out electricity in several areas […]

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