Turkey Earthquake: Terrifying Video Shows Building Collapsed in Less Than 10 Seconds | world news

A huge crash of rumbling, squealing of warping metal and screams of people running away can be heard in dramatic footage of a collapsing seven-story building in Turkey.

The tower in Haliliye in eastern Turkey can be seen standing for a moment, lying in ruins the next day after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Monday – one of two to hit the area.

More than 3,000 people have dieda number that is expected to increase, and thousands of people have been injured.

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Social media has been flooded with videos of the destruction, many of which show rescuers working urgently to find survivors trapped under debris.

Three harrowing clips show what appears to have happened to an apartment building in Haliliye in Sanliurfa province.

The seven-story building was filmed from multiple angles as it collapsed during the day

At first it could be any day. The street is lined with red, white and blue buntings, perhaps as part of some sort of celebration.

On the ground floor there are shops. It looks like a car rental business and market.

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An A News reporter was filming in the streets of Malatya, when an aftershock appears to demolish a building as people flee

The transition from calm to disaster seems instantaneous.

It takes less than ten seconds for the building to completely collapse, leaving countless victims trapped under the rubble.

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Earthquake: Partial collapse during rescue

Another video taken somewhere in Turkey clearly shows the dangers that remain after the first earthquakes, as a building partially collapses as emergency crews work to save lives.

Rescuers were seen working in the rubble at the base of tall buildings when one collapsed not far away, sending huge amounts of rubble falling to the ground.


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