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Race against time in search for Turkey quake survivors

Rescue teams are desperately searching for people trapped under rubble after a strong earthquake hit Turkey's eastern Van region on Sunday.

Some 265 people died and 1,140 were injured in the 7.2 magnitude quake, according to Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin.

Tens of thousands have been sleeping outside in freezing conditions.

Peter Biles reports.

  • 24 Oct 2011
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