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Dried apricots: new earthquakes cause panic

August 15, 2023 at 9:56 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. A new 5.2-magnitude earthquake stirred some panic in Malatya last week, fortunately noone was killed. Farmers have started drying apricots and wide price gaps exist as quality differs.

Shock in Malatya

Last week's quake showed how devastating the impact of the February quakes still is as 23 people sustainaned injuries mainly from jumping out of windows to reach safety. Traces of the horrendous earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria six months ago still remain. Malatya's apricot market is, however, keen to show that business is up and running and that the harvest has nearly been completed. Dyring has started with high temperatures providing ideal conditions. According to forecasts the weather will remain hot for now. Arrivals are picking up with

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