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Turkey / Earthquake #389117

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 1999
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The aftermath of the earthquake in western Turkey featured with as many as 75,000 dead, injured, or missing people noted; details given of the Izmit oil refinery fire under control; scenes shown of rescue efforts and funerals in Turkey.

(Izmit, Turkey: Allen Pizzey) The efforts in Turkey of a search and rescue team from Fairfax County, Virginia, featured; scenes shown from Izmit, Turkey, of rescue work. [Fairfax County Fire Department J.J. WALSH - expresses concern about a second quake.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The death of a man who called for help on his cell phone while trapped under rubble reported.

Pizzey, Allen;
Schieffer, Bob

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