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5.7 quake hits eastern Turkey

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A damaged building in Van, eastern Turkey, Nov. 9, 2011.

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Rescue workers and people search for survivors from a collapsed hotel building in Van, Turkey, Nov. 9 2011.

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Wounded people get help after an earthquake in Van, eastern of Turkey, Nov. 9, 2011.

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People try to help a quake survivor in Van, Turkey, Nov. 9, 2011.

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Rescue workers search for survivors at a collapsed building in Van, Turkey, Nov. 9, 2011.

 

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ANKARA, Turkey — A 5.7 magnitude earthquake toppled two hotels and 16 other buildings Wednesday, leaving at least three people dead in eastern Turkey just two weeks after a strong temblor there killed around 600 people, according to media reports. Read the full story and see more pictures from the earlier 7.2 Turkey earthquake here.