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The cause of the sudden collapse was under investigation, officials said.
Dozens of people were trapped in the rubble as rescuers with flashlights attempted to find them.
The earthquake struck Elazig in the eastern part of the country with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8.
“Our hearts are with all those that are suffering what is the loss of three remarkable, well respected crew."

The discovery of a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused supplies prompted outrage from islanders.
Ukrainian investigators are also assisting in the probe of the disaster that killed 176 people.
A sixth passenger was in critical condition after being rescued from the burning wreck.
Local authorities had earlier put the death toll at 15, but the Interior Ministry of the Central Asian nation later revised the figure downward, without explaining.
The Storm Prediction Center logged at least three dozen reports of storm damage from east Texas to Georgia.
Many of the victims were factory workers who were asleep when the blaze ignited on Sunday morning in the Indian capital, authorities said.
The death toll rose to 25, with more than 600 injured, in the magnitude-6.4 quake that struck Albania.
A gas stove exploded on the train Thursday, causing the deadly blaze, officials said.
As many as 36 people are dead from the storm, which caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.
A major rescue operation is underway in parts of central and northern Japan following the typhoon's landfall near Tokyo on Saturday.
This was the only criminal trial in the nuclear disaster that has kept tens of thousands of residents away from their homes because of lingering radiation contamination.
Authorities were investigating if a night watchman was on duty when the scuba diving boat erupted in flames off the California coast.
Rescue teams were still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris after the disaster that killed at least 43 people.
Glen and Dana Fritzler of Truth Aquatics are basing their case on the law used by the company that operated the Titanic.
The hurricane hit Abaco on Sunday and then hovered over Grand Bahama for a day and a half.
One victim's body remained missing Thursday as federal investigators continued to interview the crew of the Conception.