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    VIDEO: A residential building in Turkey collapses in a matter of seconds due to the earthquake

    The 7.8 magnitude quake struck the southern part of the country, leaving hundreds dead and injured.

    The strong earthquake of magnitude 7.8 that struck the southern part of Turkey early Monday morning and was followed by numerous aftershocks has caused hundreds of fatalities and injuries.

    In addition, a large number of buildings collapsed or were badly damaged. A video of the moment of the collapse of a residential building located in the Sanliurfa province appeared on social networks. After the strong earthquake, the building collapsed like a house of cards in a matter of seconds until it was reduced to rubble.

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    According to the latest balance offered by the Turkish Vice President, Fuat Oktay, the earthquake in Turkey left at least 284 dead, 2,383 injured and more than 1,700 buildings destroyed.

    Turkish seismologists point out that Monday’s earthquake could become one of the most destructive in the country’s history, and compare it with that of 1999. Then, in the city of Izmit, on the coast of the Marmara Sea, there was the most destructive earthquake in Turkey, with a magnitude of 7.6, which left some 17,500 dead.

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    Besides. The earthquake is reported to have been felt in Syria, Lebanon, Greece, Cyprus, Iraq and Iran, as well as other places in Europe and the Middle East.

    Source: RT

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