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Friday, August 20, 1999 Published at 17:42 GMT 18:42 UK


World: Europe

In pictures: Earthquake three days on



As rescuers continue searching in the rubble but hopes of finding survivors diminish, relatives and friends are left to rebuild what is left of their lives.


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Thousands are homeless as they mourn the death of their loved ones.


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Soldiers rejoice as they pull a rare survivor, 25-year-old Murat Can, from rubble in Korfez where he had been trapped for 52 hours.


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Rescuers have been working round the clock but time is running out for anyone still alive beneath the debris.


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These US aid workers and their dog, Nike, are just one of the many forms of assistance which have been sent from around the world to help.


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Bodies decomposing in the heat are posing a real danger to health.


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Local authorities distribute food to survivors in Golcuk.


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Many have not ventured back into their houses, fearing further quakes.


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This family leaves the devastated city of Sarkarya following the loss of several relatives.


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Golcuk's mosque remains intact, while surrounding residential buildings have all been rased to the ground.


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