Deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 kills at least three people in Van, just weeks after quake in same region.

    A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has struck near the Turkish city of Van, killing several people. It is the second major quake to hit the region in less than a month.

    The collapse of two hotels. and nearly two dozen other buildings. have raised questions as to why a comprehensive assessment of the region's structural safety has not been made in the weeks following the October 23 earthquake.

    Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Istanbul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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