Why Was The Turkey-Syria Earthquake So Deadly?

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by Daniel Lawler Agence France- Presse Paris, France (AFP) — A combination of factors made the powerful earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria early Monday particularly deadly, including its timing, location, relatively quiet fault line and the weak construction of the collapsed buildings, experts said. More than 2,300 people have been killed by the 7.8-magnitude quake near Turkey’s Syrian border, with the toll expected to grow as aftershocks reverberate throughout the day. The earthquake caused […]