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Turkey Quake Worst in a Decade


Emergency workers battle to pull a toddler alive from beneath the debris of a collapsed building in Turkey's earthquake. (Photo: NewsLook/Reuters)

Rescuers in southeast Turkey are pulling survivors from collapsed buildings after the country was hit with one of the worst earthquakes in a decade.

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The quake registered 7.2 killing more than 250 people with hundreds more feared dead.

The area hit is a remote and mountainous area near the border with Iran. Host Lisa Mullins talks with reporter David O'Byrne.