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Turkey / Earthquake #187812

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 1999
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A severe earthquake in western Turkey reported.

(Istanbul: Mike Lee) The devastation from the earthquake featured; aerial and ground-level scenes shown from Istanbul, Turkey, of wrecked buildings and highways and of the injured and of rescue efforts. [WOMAN - says her relatives are trapped.]

(Izmit, Turkey: Clay Scott) The impact of the earthquake on other areas of Turkey featured; aerial and ground-level scenes shown of damages and rescue efforts.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson said in Turkey when the quake hit.

Gibson, Charles;
Lee, Mike;
Scott, Clay

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