Emergency team members pause for a moment as they search for people in a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey, on Monday. A powerful quake knocked down multiple buildings in southeast Turkey and Syria. (Khalil Hamra / AP)
(Khalil Hamra / AP)
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Seattle-area organizations seek to aid Syria, Turkey after earthquake

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake affected southeast Turkey and northern Syria, killing over 3,400 people and destroying homes and other vital infrastructure.

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