2 children rescued in Turkey as quake death toll reaches 81

Rescue teams on Monday brought out two girls alive from the wreck of their collapsed apartment buildings in the Turkish coastal city of Izmir, three days after a strong earthquake centered in the Aegean Sea hit Turkey and Greece. The overall death toll in Friday’s quake reached 81 after teams found more bodies overnight amid toppled buildings in Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city. More than a thousand people were injured in the quake, which was centered in the Aegean Sea, northeast of the Greek island of Samos.

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