Turkey-Syria earthquake killed 7,800 people, challenge in rescue work due to cold
Feb 08, 2023 at 08:56 am
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So far more than 7,800 people have lost their lives in the earthquake in Turkey and Syria and this figure is continuously increasing.
Thousands of people were buried under the rubble of buildings due to the devastating earthquake that hit southern Turkey near the Syrian border on Monday.
Meanwhile, cold remains the biggest challenge in rescue and relief work. Due to which the rescue workers are facing a lot of problems.
Emergency in 10 districts of Turkey for the next three months
AFP According to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake on Monday, 5,894 people have died in Turkey, while the figure in Syria has reached 1,932.
Large-scale relief and rescue operations are underway in southern Turkey and northern Syria since the earthquake. Rescue workers are doing everything possible to save the earthquake victims.
The Turkish government has imposed a state of emergency in 10 districts of the south for the next three months.
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