According to the latest data, the number of victims as a result of the earthquake that occurred on Monday in Turkey and Syria, has exceeded 7,800 people.
Source: The Guardian
Details: The publication notes that the death of 5894 people was confirmed in Turkey, and 1932 people died in Syria, that is, a total of 7,826 people.
The Guardian writes that there are fears that the number of victims will constantly rise, as the World Health Organization estimates that the death toll could be up to 20,000.
Recall: Maxar Technologies has published satellite images of the Turkish city of Islahie taken on October 4, 2022 and after the earthquake on February 7, 2023.
What came before: Early in the morning on February 6, several powerful earthquakes shook the southeast of Turkey, the magnitude of the main one was 7.7 points. In the afternoon, aftershocks were repeated, causing new destruction. Earthquakes have caused serious destruction and Syria.
As of the morning of February 7, the death toll from devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria exceeded 5,000.
EU countries sent more than a thousand rescuers to help Turkey, Ukraine sends a team of 87 rescuers.