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Turkey earthquake kills 22

Joanne Parkinson

25th January 2020

The earthquake which happened on Friday evening measured 6.8 magnitude and has damaged a significant amount of infrastructure.

The town of Sivrice in the Elazig Province has been most affected with at least 22 dead and many still missing. Over 400 rescue teams have been sent to the region to assist in the search for survivors. They’re equipped with tents to help people whose houses have been destroyed.

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Joanne Parkinson

An experienced, outstanding Geography teacher, GCSE examiner and Head of Humanities in a 11-18 school. I'm passionate about all geographical events and am a keen blogger.

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