Ankara. A fifth magnitude 5.4 earthquake has struck eastern Turkey, according to the USGS. The death toll from the earthquake has so far reached 5,000.
Earthquake tremors were felt again in Turkey today (February 7). Her fifth earthquake hit in Turkey. The magnitude of Tuesday’s quake was measured at 5.6 on the Richter scale.
The death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has surpassed 4,000. At the same time, the earthquake injured thousands of people, and rescue workers are searching for those trapped in the rubble of the affected area. Officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
Monday’s earthquake sparked protests in Turkey and Syria. By the time of writing the news, the death toll has passed 4000. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) claims come to the fore with claims that Turkey’s earthquake death toll could be eight times higher.
Rescuers describe searching operations in cold, snowy conditions to find survivors in a pile of rubble. The earthquake left thousands missing and thousands injured. The wounded are being treated in hospitals, but the hospitals were too full to admit all the victims.
Let me tell you that the quake tremors were felt in Turkey and Syria on Monday. Its intensity was 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake can be inferred from the fact that many large buildings were scattered like cards and thousands of people died. Citing media reports, a Turkish government statement was released in which he said the earthquake damaged more than 5,000 buildings.
New Zealand has contributed $632,000 to the Turkish Red Crescent and $316,000 to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, providing food, tents, blankets and other supplies, medical aid and emotional support. . US President Joe Biden spoke on the phone with President Rajab Tayab Erdugan in light of the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey. Biden mentioned him about providing any help possible.
Bad weather added to the challenges for aid teams, according to Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca. Koja said. Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said such a disaster could happen he once in 100 years. Countries need to prepare for rising death tolls. His C-17 of the Indian Air Force left for Turkey with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) search and rescue team. This aircraft is part of a larger relief effort being conducted by the IAF he along with other organizations in India.
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