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More than 4,200 people died following devastating earthquakes on the Turkish-Syrian border in Syria and Turkey according to the latest information by Turkish authorities in the early hours of Tuesday.Yunus Sezer, the head of Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), gave the number of dead in Turkey at 2,921, while 15,834 others were injured. In Syria, at least 1,300 people were killed, according...

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