Heart-Rending Photos From The Turkey Earthquake

The devastation of the 7.2 earthquake that rocked the area Sunday is caught on camera. As of this writing, over 270 people on confirmed dead in Ercis with thousands missing. The town had a population of over 75,000 people and at least 40,000 are currently homeless. Donate to the Red Cross here. posted on

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Yunus, a 13-year-old earthquake survivor, waits for to be rescued from under a collapsed building by rescue workers in Ercis.

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A man searches for his relatives under a collapsed building after an earthquake in Ercis.

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Women mourn at a cemetery for their relatives, killed during the earthquake, in Ercis.

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A rescue worker carries a boy to an ambulance after his team found him alive in a collapsed building in Ercis.

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A man receives serum as he waits to be rescued under a collapsed building in Ercis, near the eastern Turkish city of Van.

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An earthquake survivor mourns at a cemetery in Ercis.

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A man (center) reacts as he holds the body of his daughter, killed in an earthquake, before her burial at a cemetery in Ercis, near the eastern Turkish city of Van, October 24, 2011.

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