Kaynasli, Turkey - Republic of Turkey
EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS PRAY NEXT TO THE DAMAGED MOSQUE IN QUAKE ZONE.
Earthquake victims pray next to the snow covered wreckage of a damaged mosque on the first day marking the end of the Ramadan fasting period in Kaynasli town, 200 kms east of Istanbul January 8. Hundreds of thousands people were left homeless when devastating earthquakes hit the northwest Turkey last year. Around 18,000 people were killed by two earthquakes respectively on August 17 and November 12. Of them nearly 800 people had lost their lives in the second quake which hit this small town as well.