Death toll in Turkish quake rises to 366 -crisis center

October 25, 2011 10:29


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ISTANBUL - The death toll in an earthquake which shook southeast Turkey on Sunday has risen to 366, with 1,301 people injured, the Disaster and Emergency Administration said in a statement on Tuesday.

It also said 2,262 buildings collapsed in the quake, which struck Van province on Sunday afternoon with a magnitude of 7.2. The crisis center said overnight the death toll was at 279.

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