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Erdogan Visits Quake Area as Death Toll Passes 11,600 in Turkey and Syria

  • Shortages of trucks and fuel were slowing some rescue efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey visited the area near the epicenter.
  • Crews have rescued more than 8,000 people in Turkey alone. But the chances of finding people still alive are dropping quickly.


  1. Hatay, Turkey
    Anadolu Agency via Reuters
  2. Iskenderun, Turkey
    Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times
  3. Kahramanmaras, Turkey
  4. Near Antakya, Turkey
    Emily Garthwaite for The New York Times
  5. Jindires, Syria
    Syria Civil Defense via Storyful
  6. Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Anadolu Agency via Reuters
  7. Iskenderun, Turkey
    Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times
  8. Harim, Syria
    Omar Haj Kadour/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
  9. Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Emin Ozmen for The New York Times
  10. Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
  11. Kahramanmaras, Turkey
  12. Adana, Turkey
    Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times

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