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January 6, 1990 | Reuters
Eight mining engineers have been reported missing in a snowstorm on 8,500-foot Mt. Uludag in western Turkey, the semiofficial Anatolian News Agency said Friday.
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February 3, 1992 | HUGH POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Avalanches killed more than 135 people in southeastern Turkey over the weekend, including 100 commandos posted in the rugged mountains along the Iraqi border, Turkish Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel said Sunday. Figures given by Turkish state television indicated that the final death toll from several fatal avalanches might rise to more than 170, one of Turkey's most devastating winter disasters.
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February 2, 1992 | Reuters
A wall of snow engulfed a sleeping village in southeast Turkey on Saturday. Hundreds of people are missing in avalanches in the region, and at least 109 are known to have died, officials said. Hundreds of other Turkish villages have been cut off by blizzards since Friday. Storms forced back rescue helicopters. Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel cut short talks with world leaders in Switzerland because of the disaster and plans to return home today, television reports said.
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February 2, 1992 | Reuters
A wall of snow engulfed a sleeping village in southeast Turkey on Saturday. Hundreds of people are missing in avalanches in the region, and at least 109 are known to have died, officials said. Hundreds of other Turkish villages have been cut off by blizzards since Friday. Storms forced back rescue helicopters. Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel cut short talks with world leaders in Switzerland because of the disaster and plans to return home today, television reports said.
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February 3, 1992 | HUGH POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Avalanches killed more than 135 people in southeastern Turkey over the weekend, including 100 commandos posted in the rugged mountains along the Iraqi border, Turkish Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel said Sunday. Figures given by Turkish state television indicated that the final death toll from several fatal avalanches might rise to more than 170, one of Turkey's most devastating winter disasters.
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December 26, 1987 | Associated Press
A winter storm swept Turkey with heavy snow and 56-m.p.h. winds Friday, and the bad weather was blamed for 19 deaths, including 13 killed when two buses collided, state radio reported. The storm knocked down power lines, cutting power to 200 villages in six eastern provinces, and blocked roads as it spread snow from Istanbul to the Soviet frontier.
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July 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
Kurdish demonstrators stormed the Turkish Embassy in London's exclusive Belgrave Square on Friday, causing extensive damage before surrendering to heavily armed police. No injuries were reported. In Deventer, the Netherlands, about 50 protesters rioted after trying to enter the Turkish consulate. Two protesters were hospitalized and six police officers suffered minor injuries in the hourlong clash, a police spokesman said.
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July 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
Kurdish demonstrators stormed the Turkish Embassy in London's exclusive Belgrave Square on Friday, causing extensive damage before surrendering to heavily armed police. No injuries were reported. In Deventer, the Netherlands, about 50 protesters rioted after trying to enter the Turkish consulate. Two protesters were hospitalized and six police officers suffered minor injuries in the hourlong clash, a police spokesman said.
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January 6, 1990 | Reuters
Eight mining engineers have been reported missing in a snowstorm on 8,500-foot Mt. Uludag in western Turkey, the semiofficial Anatolian News Agency said Friday.
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December 26, 1987 | Associated Press
A winter storm swept Turkey with heavy snow and 56-m.p.h. winds Friday, and the bad weather was blamed for 19 deaths, including 13 killed when two buses collided, state radio reported. The storm knocked down power lines, cutting power to 200 villages in six eastern provinces, and blocked roads as it spread snow from Istanbul to the Soviet frontier.
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