1971 Press Photo Earthquake disaster in Eastern Turkey
May 27th, 1971
Earthquake disaster in Eastern Turkey - More than 800 bodies were reported to have been recovered after Saturday night's earthquake in Eastern Turkey. The epicenter of the earthquake was near Bingol, a province of some 150,000 in habitants, leveling villages and towns. More than 300 people died under tumbling buildings in Bingol town alone, a town of 17,000 inhabitants. Photo Shows: View showing the extensive damage in Bingol.
Photo measures 10.25 x 8 inches.
Photo is dated 05-05-1971.
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