5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Turkey – Pictures

10 11 2011
Rescuers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Van, eastern Turkey, late Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Evrim Aydin, Anatolia) TURKEY OUT

On Wednesday night, a magnitude-5.7 earthquake hit eastern Turkey.

At least 7 people were killed and more people are still trapped under the fallen buildings.

25 buildings collapsed, including 2 hotels in the city of Van.

24 people had been rescued alive so far from the rubble of the buildings. 

Some foreign rescue workers and journalists who stayed at the Bayram Hotel that was collapsed in this earthquake are still missing.

They were helping and covering the victim of the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that hit the area on October 23, 2011.

This is a disaster.

Rescue workers search for survivors at a collapsed building in Van, eastern Turkey, November 9, 2011. REUTERS/Evrim Aydin/Anadolu Agency

Rescue workers gather early Thursday Nov. 10, 2011, at a hotel which collapsed in an earthquake in Van, Turkey, where aid workers and and journalists stayed. (AP Photo / DHA Turkish TV) TV OUT - TURKEY OUT - ROJ TV OUT

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