MORE THAN 1,900 PEOPLE DEAD IN TURKEY AND SYRIA AFTER 7.8-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE

7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday, killing more than 1,900 people and taking down countless buildings.

The earthquake prompted a search for survivors in the rubble in cities and towns across the region. The death toll is expected to rise.

Residents in both countries were awakened by the quake several hours before dawn and rushed outside to cold, rain, and snow. Dozens of buildings in cities in the area were toppled.

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