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Powerful new earthquake hits Turkey, trapping several under rubble

Another 6.4-magnitude quake struck Turkey’s southern province of Hatay, one of the worst-hit areas just two weeks ago, killing at least six people.
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A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 struck Turkey’s Hatay province on Monday, killing at least six and injuring hundreds, Turkey’s disaster management agency AFAD announced on Tuesday. Hatay was one of the hardest hit areas by the major earthquakes that hit southern Turkey and northern Syria just two weeks ago.

Turkey’s death toll from Feb. 6 earthquakes stands at 41,156 people, according to official figures, more than 20,000 of them in Hatay.

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