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Fury in Turkey as Red Crescent sells tents following quakes

Turks' ongoing fury over the government's response to the devastating earthquakes has ramped up over reports that the Turkish Red Crescent sold thousands of tents instead of distributing them to victims.

Turkey’s southern region, still reeling from the devastating earthquakes on Feb. 6 that left more than 50,000 people dead, was shaken anew Monday when a 5.6 magnitude temblor hit the southeastern province of Malatya, killing at least one person and injuring dozens of others.

The earthquake was centered in the Malatya town of Yesilyurt, the country’s management disaster agency AFAD said. A number of buildings collapsed, including a four-story building where a father and daughter were trapped, Turkish news outlets reported.

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