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Turkey-Syria earthquake: 3 major earthquakes and 3800 lives lost in the blink of an eye, know 10 major updates of the devastation in Turkey-Syria



Aden. More than 3,800 people have died so far due to a series of powerful earthquakes (Turkey Earthqauke) in Turkey and neighboring Syria on Monday. Thousands of people were injured there. The buildings suffered heavy damage due to the earthquake. At this time, the number of victims is expected to increase. Because rescuers are still on the lookout for people trapped in debris in affected areas. Earthquakes were felt in both countries before sunrise and people had to come out despite the cold and rain. After the earthquake, tremors are still felt.

In different cities, rescue workers and residents are busy pulling survivors out of collapsed buildings. Patients, including newborn babies, had to be safely evacuated from a Turkish hospital and several hospitals in Syria that were destroyed in the earthquake. Regarding this accident, Turkish President Recep Tayyin Erdoğan said that work to remove debris from many buildings in the earthquake area is continuing. We don’t know how much the number of dead and injured will increase. Let us know the big updates so far….

Assisting Turkey, the Indian government sent an NDRF team to carry out the rescue operation. Teams of NDRF personnel with specially trained dog squadrons left for Turkey for search and rescue operations with the necessary equipment.

The PMO issued a statement indicating that apart from the NDRF, medical assistance will also be provided to Turkey. For this, the team of medicine and doctors will also go from India.

Giving information, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said two rescue and recovery teams with 78 people will leave for Turkey. We are looking into the possibility of additional funding resources, which are available for both countries.

Ned Price said we are committed to doing what we can for our Turkish allies and the Syrian people. Please say that after the earthquake incident, India and America provided immediate help.

Deadly earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have killed more than 3,400 people so far, reports the Associated Press. On Monday, three consecutive devastating earthquakes of magnitude 7.8, 7.6 and 6.0 occurred in Turkey.

Turkey declares 7 days of national mourning after deadly earthquake in southern provinces. So far, several thousand people have died. The whole world has expressed its condolences for the earthquake in Turkey.

Turkish news agency Anadolu quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying that the Turkish flag would remain half tilted until sunset on February 12.

Hours after the announcement from the Prime Minister’s Office, India sent the first batch of earthquake relief materials to Turkey on an Indian Air Force plane.

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol expressed his condolences to the earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria and offered to help Turkey.

According to Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Agency, at least 5,606 buildings collapsed in Turkey during and after the earthquake. Similar devastation has also been reported in northern Syria.

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FIRST POST: 07 February 2023, 06:38 IST