Earthquake In Turkey: Two powerful earthquake tremors were felt in Turkey (Turkey) and the Middle East on Monday morning (February 6). The scene of devastation is being seen all around. The death toll is increasing rapidly. So far, the news of the death of a total of 757 people has been revealed in Turkey and Syria. This includes 237 people in Syria and 520 in Turkey. At the same time, more than 3 thousand people are said to be injured. Most of those killed are from Malta and Sanluirfa. 17-storey and 14-storey buildings collapsed in Adana city of Turkey. Relief and rescue work is being done fast.
The first tremor of the earthquake was felt at 4.17 am local time and a few minutes later the second tremor was felt in central Turkiye (Turkey). The intensity of this earthquake in Turkiye (Turkey) was measured at 7.8 on the reactor scale. This earthquake occurred in southern Turkiye (Turkey). Many apartments have collapsed here. People have been asked to move to safer places. At the same time, after the earthquake, Turkey has appealed for international assistance. Haberturk television reported that several buildings had collapsed in the neighboring provinces of Malatya, Diyarbakır and Malatya.
Heavy loss in these 10 cities
According to BNO News, there has also been a huge loss in Syria. So far 237 people have died here and hundreds are injured. Turkiye (Turkey) Home Minister Suleiman Shoylu said that the earthquake had a major impact on 10 cities of the country. These include Kahmenmarsh, Hatay, Gaziantep, Osmaniye, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Malatya, Adana, Diyarbakir and Kilis.
High alert issued in Turkey
According to BNO News, Turkey’s Interior Ministry says that a high alert has been declared after the powerful earthquake. Many videos of this are also coming out on social media. The damage caused by the earthquake can be clearly seen in these videos.
There is a possibility of many buildings collapsing and many people trapped in the debris. Even people can be seen screaming and running. However, presswire18 Live does not verify any video from social media.