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Satellite images show scale of destruction in Turkey-Syria quakes | Interactive News

Haunting satellite images are beginning to emerge, showing the extent of the devastation left by Turkey after a series of disasters. earthquake devastated the area near the border with Syria.

The first quake, magnitude 7.8, struck at 4:17 a.m. (01:17 GMT) on Monday and was centered in the Pazarcik district of Kahramanmaras province. Then there were dozens of aftershocks.

Less than 12 hours later, a second 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit the same area.

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(Al-Jazeera)

Swipe right to see buildings in Islahiye, Turkey, before the earthquake, and scroll left to see the aftermath [Handout: Maxar Technology via Reuters]

Swipe right to see buildings in Islahiye, Turkey, before the earthquake, and scroll left to see the aftermath [Handout: Maxar Technology via Reuters]

Buildings in Nurdagi, Turkey, before and after the earthquake [Handout: Maxar Technology via Reuters]

Islahiye city center before (scroll right) and after the earthquake [Handout: Maxar Technology via Reuters]

Buildings in Nurdagi before and after the earthquake [Handout: Maxar Technology via Reuters]

Nurdagi city center before and after the earthquake [Handout: Maxar Technology via Reuters]



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