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17/08 17:39 CET

Seventeen thousand Izmit earthquake victims remembered

Seventeen thousand Izmit earthquake victims remembered

A commemoration has been held for the victims of the Izmit earthquake, which struck northwestern Turkey 15 years ago. The 7.4 magnitude quake killed more than 17,000 people and left half a million homeless. It struck at 3.00 am local time on August 17, 1999 and lasted around…