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  • In pics: 7.2 quake jolts Turkey 24-10-2011 08:19 AM

    Panic and horror filled the air as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Sunday, killing at least 138 people with fears that the death toll will rise to 1000. (PHOTO: REUTERS)Rescue efforts went deep into the night under generator-powered floodlights. (PHOTO: REUTERS)Workers tied steel rods around large concrete slabs in Van, then lifted them with heavy machinery. (PHOTO: REUTERS)