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Turkey quake:Boy found alive after 108 hours

A 13-year-old boy has been pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building more than 108 hours after an earthquake struck eastern Turkey.The state-run Anatolia agency said Ferhat Tokay was found injured among the remains of an apartment building.

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Major quakes in Turkey since 1999

Major quakes in Turkey since 1999

Turkey, lying atop the North Anatolian fault, has been plagued by earthquakes frequently. Here is a list of some major earthquakes in Turkey since 1999.

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When:13:41, October 23, 2011

Epicenter:Tabanli village near the city of Van, eastern Turkey

Degree:7.2-magnitude

Death toll:534

High definition photos

  • A wounded man is being carried away

    A wounded man is being carried away
    Hundreds of rescue teams dug through the night in search of survivors among dozens of pancaked buildings.
  • A man standing on a car looking at the collapsed buildings

    A man standing on a car looking at the collapsed buildings
    Hundreds of rescue teams dug through the night in search of survivors among dozens of pancaked buildings.
  • Emergency goods are being delivered to the quake zone

    Emergency goods are being delivered to the quake zone
    Hundreds of rescue teams dug through the night in search of survivors among dozens of pancaked buildings.
  • A man crying while talking on his cell phone

    A man crying while talking on his cell phone
    Hundreds of rescue teams dug through the night in search of survivors among dozens of pancaked buildings.