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Turkey's President Erdogan has declared a three-month of emergency across areas hit by Monday's earthquakes. Two extremely quakes hit Turkey just nine hours . The first quake was a 7.5; the second registered 7.8 on the Richter . They are among the biggest earthquakes ever to hit Turkey. They caused huge loss of life and in southeast Turkey and in neighbouring Syria. President Erdogan warned of the danger of a "large of aftershocks". He said: "Our teams are working to reach the disaster areas....We are continuing the search and rescue operations...despite the difficulty of the and the terrible weather."

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