Strong aftershock rattles SE Turkey quake zone

October 25, 2011 17:36

ISTANBUL - An aftershock with a magnitude of 5.4 shook Turkey's southeast province of Van on Tuesday, the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said, two days after a powerful earthquake hit the region, killing at least 432 people.

It said the epicentre of the aftershock was Degirmenozu, between Van city and the badly hit town of Ercis.

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