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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #25 on: February 12, 2023, 03:44:17 PM »
Turkey just issued a slew of arrest warrants, including for contractors.

Death toll now at 28,000.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-64615349

I doubt the politicians who profited will be arrested. 

Seeing video of buildings just collapsing and realizing it wasn't some sort of controlled demolition is pretty horrible. 
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #26 on: February 12, 2023, 04:24:02 PM »
Some reports saying it could reach 50k

I originally said 25,000 - 30,000, but the more I read, the more I see, and the more I realize just how crappy Turkish construction is (for some reason I assumed they were a bit more modern than they are)... yeah, won't be surprised to see it hit 50,000.
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2023, 08:05:14 AM »
 Turkey-Syria earthquake ripped huge chasm in what was once an olive field near Antakya | ITV News
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiDvo-xTinY
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #28 on: February 20, 2023, 09:00:02 AM »
I originally said 25,000 - 30,000, but the more I read, the more I see, and the more I realize just how crappy Turkish construction is (for some reason I assumed they were a bit more modern than they are)... yeah, won't be surprised to see it hit 50,000.

The death toll had reached 49,000 as of two days ago.  I would imagine your prediction has come true by this point.
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2023, 11:06:17 AM »
The death toll had reached 49,000 as of two days ago.  I would imagine your prediction has come true by this point.

Yikes. I'd lost track of this story.
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2023, 09:54:00 PM »
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #31 on: February 20, 2023, 10:11:17 PM »
Turkey-Syria earthquake ripped huge chasm in what was once an olive field near Antakya | ITV News
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiDvo-xTinY
This was the most interesting story about the Turkey quake I've seen or heard. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #32 on: March 13, 2023, 10:41:34 PM »
Hadn't seen these views before.
People in those buildings never had a chance.

 Moment buildings collapse as Turkey quake hit in new footage
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJnCnQ5hVTg

More

 Before and after drone footage shows extent of devastation in quakes-hit Turkey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJDjEEvxi0E
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #33 on: March 16, 2023, 05:30:58 PM »
Building permits?

"Sure, I'll issue it for you...."

https://youtu.be/hfq-f5YTYYI  (2:15)

AFAIK, no deaths yet.

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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #34 on: March 16, 2023, 05:36:44 PM »
Building permits?

"Sure, I'll issue it for you...."

https://youtu.be/K7eGj4TTS-k (2:48)

AFAIK, no deaths yet.

And some idiot will claim coastal erosion like this never happened before man made climate change.
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Re: Turkey gets rocked
« Reply #35 on: March 16, 2023, 05:43:24 PM »
And some idiot will claim coastal erosion like this never happened before man made climate change.

I changed the video link for a shorter version. NBD.

I suspect you're right except they'll say "Trump" instead of "man."  Can't miss a chance for repetitive impacts, you know.  That's how perceived truths are established.