More than 2,700 people were killed and 14,000 injured in a string of devastating earthquakes that shook southeast Turkey near the Syrian border and razed thousands of buildings as survivors remain sought after in moderately low temperatures.
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In Syria, which has been in the midst of civil war for more than a decade, the affected area is split between the region controlled by the Bashar al-Assad government and the last opposition-controlled region of the country, surrounded by Russian-backed government forces.
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With information from EFE and AFP.