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[Newsmaker] Powerful quake topples homes in Turkey and Syria; toll rises
[Newsmaker] Powerful quake topples homes in Turkey and Syria; toll rises
World NewsFeb 6, 2023
ANKARA, Turkey — A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southeast Turkey and Syria early Monday, toppling buildings and sending panicked residents pouring outside in a cold winter night. At least 207 people were killed in both countries, hundreds were injured and the toll was expected to rise. Rescue workers and residents frantically searched for survivors under the rubble of crushed buildings in multiple cities on both sides of the border. In one quake-struck Turkish city, dozens pulled