After the Quake: Photos from Turkey and Syria

It’s one of those strongest earthquake recorded in Turkey, even shaking buildings hundreds of miles away in Israel.

Most of the initial casualties from the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck early Monday were in Turkey and neighboring Syria. Two countries have reported more than 500 deaths, but the death toll is expected to rise.

Here are some images showing the aftermath of the earthquake, starting with an injured child being helped in the Syrian town of Jandaris, located in the rebel-held part of Aleppo province.

Rescue teams and volunteers search for survivors in the rubble in Diyarbakir, Turkey.

The earthquake leveled buildings in the Turkish city of Malatya.

Residents look towards a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey.

Turkish emergency workers help a victim in Diyarbakir.

Syrian Civil Defense, also known as White helmettrying to get a man out of the rubble in Azaz, a town near the border with Turkey.

Rescue workers pull a boy from the rubble in Dana, in Syria’s Idlib province, which is also controlled by rebels.

An injured child awaits treatment at Bab al-Hawa Hospital in Idlib province.

A razed four-story building in Gaziantep, Turkey.

An abandoned apartment building in Kahramanmaras, Turkey.

The earthquake severely damaged the historic Yeni Mosque in Malatya.


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