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Turkey quake toll climbs to 523

OUT IN THE COLD:The prime minister defended the progress of aid operations as residents of the mainly Kurdish region complained about slow government response

AFP, ERCIS, TURKEY

Ahmet Lutfi Aker, the national head of the organization, said the trucks had been looted both in the provincial capital, Van, and in Ercis.

Locals in Ercis recounted seeing the driver of one of the trucks assaulted before his attackers made off with food and blankets.

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