Erdogan raises quake death toll to 912

Erdogan raises quake death toll to 912

At least 912 people were killed and more than 5,000 people were injured due to a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck central Turkey, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

Erdogan said it was the country’s largest disaster since 1939, adding that 2,818 buildings collapsed as a result. [Reuters]

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