3 big earthquakes and 3400 people lost their lives in the blink of an eye, know 10 big updates of devastation in Turkey-Syria3 min read
Aden. More than 3400 people have died so far due to a series of powerful earthquakes (Turkey Earthqauke) in Turkey and neighboring Syria on Monday. Thousands of people have been injured there. The buildings have been heavily damaged due to the earthquake. Right now the number of casualties is expected to increase. Because rescue workers are still searching for people trapped in the debris in the affected areas. Earthquake tremors were felt in both the countries before sunrise and people had to come out despite cold and rain. After the earthquake, tremors are still being felt.
In different cities, rescue workers and residents are busy pulling out survivors from collapsed buildings. Patients, including newborns, 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 the work of removing debris of many buildings in the earthquake area is going on. We do not know how much the number of dead and injured will rise. Let us know the big updates till now….
Helping Turkey, the Government of India has sent a team of NDRF to carry out the rescue operation. Teams of NDRF personnel with specially trained dog squads have left for Turkey for search and rescue operations with necessary equipment.
PMO issued a statement saying that apart from NDRF, medical assistance will also be given to Turkey. For this, the team of medicine and doctors will also go from India.
Giving information, US State Department Spokes Ned Price said that two rescue and recovery teams with 78 persons will leave for Turkey. We are looking at the option of additional funding resources, which are available for both the countries.
Ned Price said that we are committed to doing what we can for our Turkish allies and the people of Syria. Please tell that after the earthquake incident, India and America had assured immediate help.
The 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. Till now several thousand people have died. The whole world has expressed condolences for the earthquake incident in Turkey.
Turkey’s Anadolu news agency quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying that the Turkish flag will remain half-tilted until sunset on February 12.
Hours after the announcement was made by the Prime Minister’s Office, India has sent the first batch of earthquake relief material to Turkey in an Indian Air Force aircraft.
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol expressed condolences to Turkey and Syria earthquake victims 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. There are reports of similar devastation in northern Syria.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 07, 2023, 06:38 IST