As many as 5,894 people died, and 34,810 people got injured following the 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Türkiye, Vice President of the Republic of Türkiye Fuat Oktay said, APA reports.
The number of death and injury in the earthquake in Turkiye increased, APA reports.
As many as 5 434 people died, and 31 777 people got injured following the 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Türkiye
As many as 4 544 people died, and 26 725 people got injured following the 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Türkiye, APA reports.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 has hit southeastern Türkiye on Feb. 6, 2023. The earthquake occurred at a depth of seven kilometers in the Pazarcik region of Kahramanmaras Province. The provinces of Hatay, Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, Malatya, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana and Kahramanmaras were subjected to the severe destruction.
The quake’s epicenter was located 26 km away from the city of Gaziantep with a population of about 1.06 million.
Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said that three more earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.4-6.6 rocked Gaziantep province in south-eastern Türkiye. As a result of the earthquake that hit Türkiye, strong tremors were also felt in Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Cyprus.