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Turkey : Earthquake : 2002/02/03

GLIDE:  EQ-2002-000065-TUR

Duration 2002/02/03
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline A strong earthquake has shaken central Turkey, killing at least 23 people and injuring more than 150 others.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/07
Dead: 44 people Injured: 318 people 71 buildings totally collapsed

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CNN news 2002/02/08
Death toll in Turkish quake rises

OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/07
To meet the drinking water needs, large quantities of bottled water and water tanks have been provided by authorities.

OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/04
At least 44 people have been killed and 318 injured as a result of the earthquake.

hurriyet 2002/02/03(local news paper in Turkey)

CNN News 2002/02/04
A strong earthquake that hit central Turkey on Sunday is known to have claimed the lives of at least 42 people and injured 120 others.

Yahoo asia News 2002/02/03
Turkish quake kills 42 and traps 11 in rubble.

OCHA Situation Report 2002/02/03
A powerful earthquake killed at least 42 people and injured 150 more as scores of buildings collapsed, sending terrified residents fleeing into the streets.

Reuters Alert Net 2002/02/03
Turkish quake kills 45, rescue efforts called off

BBC News 2002/02/03
The quake centred on the town of Bolvadin in Afyon province.

Turkey's earthquake killed at reast 23 people.

Reuters News2002/02/03
At least 20 dead in Turkey earthquake

CNN News 2002/02/03
Turkey quake kills at least 21

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BBC news pictures 2002/02/03
Earthquake hits Turkey

BBC news pictures 2002/02/03
Earthquake hits Turkey