Earthquake centered on the Iranian city of Khoy also affected villages in eastern Turkish province of Van where 50 people were injured. A second earthquake hit the same area in less than 10 hours.
Rescue operation resumes despite inclement weather following an avalanche on Wednesday in eastern Van province during a search mission after a similar incident the day before, local officials say.
The first avalanche buried a snow-clearing vehicle and a minibus, killing five people and leaving two others missing. The second avalanche struck as emergency workers were searching for the two missing victims.
The avalanche occurred during bad weather conditions and struck the minibus, which was travelling on the Van-Bahcesaray highway in Van province.
Another 64 people were rescued from the capsized boat, carrying migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, as it approached Adilcevaz in Bitlis province, which is on the northern shores of Lake Van, the governor's office said.
The protesting parents say the HDP helps the PKK terrorist organisation recruit their sons and daughters, using brainwashing tactics. And they want their kids back.
Cornered by Turkey's counterterror operations, the PKK terror group is forcefully recruiting children, but mothers are increasingly taking a stand.
The burial ground was discovered in the 2,750-year-old necropolis area where archaeologists unearthed 2,777-year-old skeletons, a silver necklace, 39 earrings, an amulet, a lion brooch and a belt depicting mythological characters.
Driver lost control of steering wheel, vehicle plunges off-road in Van province, killing 15 migrants and injuring over 20 others, says Van province governor.
Due to frequent terrorist attacks, the residents of Ulukaya village in eastern Mus province were forced to migrate to find safe havens in other areas. The final nail came when the village was set on fire by PKK terrorists in 1993.
The Turkish coast guard rescued 31 migrants whose boat sank in the Aegean Sea.
The southeastern district neighbouring both Iran and Iraq was affected by the PKK’s armed campaign for about three decades. But now the city is hosting its first ever film festival, a sign of it moving toward peace and normalcy.
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