Eight killed in avalanche in eastern Turkey

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Eight rescue workers have been killed and 20 others buried under the snow after two avalanches in Turkey.

According to officials, 300 rescuers were trying to find survivors from a previous avalanche near Bahcesehir town, when a second snowslide occurred. 

A local governor said 25 people have been rescued and taken to hospital.

The first avalanche left five people dead and two others missing after burying a snow-clearing vehicle and a minibus.

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