At least 27 dead in fresh Turkey quake
AFP, Saturday 12 Nov 2011
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake that recently struck eastern Turkey killed at least 27 people, including two Turkish journalists


At least 27 people were killed in a new earthquake hitting Turkey, the Anatolia news agency reported Saturday.

Rescuers over the night retrieved bodies of two reporters from the private Dogan news agency -- 26-year-old Cem Emir and 58 year-old Sebahattin Yilmaz -- from the debris of a hotel building which was toppled by the earthquake late Wednesday.

The quake hit Edremit town, some 15 kilometres (nine miles) from Van province, according to the Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory. It struck less than three weeks after a massive deadly quake in the same area, which killed more than 600 people.

The toll stood at 19 Friday.

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