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Turkey quake: boy waits and hopes
Hopeful searchers pick through ruins in Turkey for more quake survivors; Death toll up to 366
By The Associated Press

ERCIS, Turkey (AP) ' Oguz Isler was trapped for eight hours beneath the rubble of his home, which collapsed in a powerful earthquake that hit eastern Turkey.

The 9-year-old on Tuesday is waiting at the foot of the same pile of debris for news of his parents and other relatives who are still buried inside.

Officials say the death toll in the powerful earthquake that hit eastern Turkey is now 366.



The prime minister's office on Tuesday also says more than 2,000 buildings collapsed in Sunday's 7.2-magnitude quake.

Thousands of people have spent a second night outdoors in cars or tents in near-freezing conditions, afraid to return to their homes.


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