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Turkey / Earthquake #630851

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1999
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Istanbul, Turkey: Keith Miller) The aftermath of the earthquake in western Turkey featured; details given of the rising death toll and of a fire at an oil refinery in Izmit, Turkey, caused by the quake; scenes shown from Istanbul, Turkey, of devastated areas. [PERSON - says he hears people crying and dying.] [Doctor Opz KOCE - says he was not prepared for this.] [PERSON - says builders put money first.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Izmit, Turkey: Ron Allen) Rescue teams coming to Turkey from all over the world reported. [Israeli army reserve Dr. Nahem MESHER - says Israelis have the best experience for earthquake recovery work.] [RESCUER (thru translator) - talks about giving an IV to a trapped man.]

Allen, Ron;
Miller, Keith;
Williams, Brian

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