Turkey-Syria Earthquake Updates: New temblor leaves 3 dead, over 200 injured, Details Here
As the Turkish government is engaged in a major rescue and search operation in two provinces to save the lives of victims under the rubble of buildings after the devastating quake hit the country last fortnight, two more earthquakes hit Turkey-Syria Border region on Monday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
At least 3 persons were killed and 213 others were injured after the two fresh earthquakes hit Turkey’s Souther Hatay province, Anadolu Agency reported citing Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.
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- Tue, 21 Feb 2023 06:23 AM
‘Thought the earth was going to split open’
Reuters saw Turkish rescue teams running around on foot after the latest quake to check on residents, most of whom were living in temporary tents after the tremors two weeks ago. Muna Al Omar, a resident, said she was in a tent in a park in central Antakya when the earthquake hit.
“I thought the earth was going to split open under my feet,” she said, crying as she held her 7-year-old son in her arms.