March 25, 2023

Earthquake wreaks havoc in Turkey and Syria, 95 deaths so far, hundreds of buildings collapsed – News18 Hindi

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A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Turkey.
There is news of great devastation due to the strong tremors of the earthquake.
This earthquake has come near Gaziantep in Turkey.

Istanbul, In Turkey and Syria, two tremors of 7.8 magnitude earthquake have caused great devastation. So far 53 deaths have been confirmed due to the earthquake in Turkey, while 42 deaths have been confirmed in Syria. Massive rescue and relief work is going on. The death toll is expected to increase. Hundreds of people have been injured. Don’t know how many buildings have been razed to the ground in both the countries, in whose debris people are trapped. Here a tsunami alert has been issued in Italy. The earthquake has shaken the city of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. According to the local news agency Anadolu, the governor of the southern Turkish province of Osmania, Erdink Yilmaz said that due to the strong earthquake

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, At least 8 people have died in bordering northern Syria after a massive earthquake in Turkey. Syrian hospitals have confirmed this.

, At least 15 people were killed in a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck southeastern Turkey on Monday, officials in Turkey said. However, due to the collapse of a large number of buildings, the death toll is in danger of increasing very much.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Monday that a 7.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in southern Turkey. According to the USGS, the earthquake occurred at a depth of about 24.1 kilometers (14.9 miles) from the ground. Its epicenter is located 23 kilometers (14.2 mi) east of Noordagi in Gaziantep Province, Turkey. The USGS said that strong tremors were felt after the earthquake in central Turkey. About 11 minutes after the first earthquake, there is news of another earthquake of 6.7 magnitude at a depth of 9.9 km.

This earthquake in Turkey occurred near Gaziantep on Monday (February 6) at 6.47 am. Its impact was felt in Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Georgia. Information is now being received about the damage and casualties caused by the earthquake that occurred in the early hours of Monday. From the videos and photos shared on social media, it seems that there is a possibility of destruction on a large scale and loss of life and property. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter that search and rescue teams were immediately dispatched to the quake-hit areas. Erdogan said that search and rescue teams are working continuously. Hopefully, we will deal with this disaster as soon as possible and with minimum loss.

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Gaziantep is one of the major industrial and manufacturing centers in the southern region of Turkey, which borders Syria. Significantly, Turkey is one of the most active earthquake areas in the world. A 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Turkey in 1999 killed more than 17,000 people, including nearly 1,000 in Istanbul. Experts have been warning for a long time that a major earthquake could devastate Istanbul. Because there has been approval for large scale construction without safety precautions.

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