25 Oct '11, 2am

Hopes fade of finding survivors from wreckage of massive Turkey earthquake which killed nearly 300

Hopes fade of finding survivors from wreckage of massive Turkey earthquake which killed nearly 300

Hopes of finding more survivors from a massive earthquake that killed nearly 300 people in eastern Turkey were diminishing as more bodies were recovered by rescuers who have rushed from all around the country. -- PHOTO: AP VAN, Turkey (AFP) - Hopes of finding more survivors from a massive earthquake that killed nearly 300 people in eastern Turkey were diminishing as more bodies were recovered by rescuers who have rushed from all around the country. 'We recovered his baby bed,' said a 34-year-old man whose nine-month-old nephew was lying beneath piles of rubble. His desperately sad and pleading eyes were speaking volumes about his suffering. 'God willing we will find him alive too,' he said, without diverting his eyes from the scene where rescue operations continued nonstop for two days. The man said his brother, the baby's father, was also under the collapsed building. The...

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