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Earthquake in Syria: At least 1,600 killed, hundreds of families still under quake rubble


The world health organisation says it's worried about areas of Turkey and Syria where there is no information from following Monday's earthquake. Over in Syria meanwhile, the quake hit a part of the country that's divided between the government and the opposition. FRANCE 24's Nicholas Rushworth tells us more.

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