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Red balloons mark youth killed in devastating Turkey quake
22/02/2023 06:12 PM | Click to read full article
Dozens of red balloons speckle the rubble of a destroyed building alongside a main road in Turkey's quake-hit south. They are the final tribute to children killed by the earthquake that devastated Antakya. The effect is striking, the bright balloons contrasting starkly with the dusty grey of the rubble and twisted metal that once made up a nine-floor building. Against the monochrome backdrop, a handful of possessions attest to the young lives lost in the earthquake.