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A man sits among the wreckage caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Credit: The Economist.

Devastating Earthquake Hits Turkey and Syria

By Francisco Aguirre-Ghiso, Writer February 17, 2023

GAZIANTEP, Turkey - One of the 21st century’s strongest earthquakes hit Turkey and parts of Northern Syria about a week ago, causing extensive devastation in an area already scarred by war and turmoil. It was a staggering 7.8 on the Richter scale. Poor infrastructure, especially in apartment buildings,...

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