Earthquake hits Turkey for the second time in 9 hours

Posted By: Anwesha Adhikary | Posted: Feb 6, 2023 4:38 pm| Updated: February 6, 2023 4:55 pm

Earthquake hits Turkey for the second time in 9 hours |  sangbad pratidin

Daily digital news desk: Canker sores on the ankles. Turkey is affected by earthquakes one after another. After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck early Monday morning, the Middle Eastern country trembled again in the afternoon. Turkey Earthquake on the Richter scale 7.6 occurred in the Albistan district in the far south. The country’s disaster response force reported fresh tremors. As before, the neighboring country, Syria, has also been hit hard. The death toll from the first tremors has already exceeded 1,300. The rescue work is in full swing. Meanwhile, the danger shook Turkey even more.

The first earthquake struck at around 4:30 am local time in Turkey on Monday. The vibration lasted about 45 seconds. Since then, continuous aftershocks have been felt in the affected areas. 22 times in five hours mild tremors were detected in the affected area. Meanwhile, disaster response forces went into overdrive to rescue.

[আরও পড়ুন: তুরস্কের ভূমিকম্পে মৃতের সংখ্যা ১২০০ পার, ত্রাণ ও প্রতিনিধি দল পাঠাচ্ছে ভারত]

After 9 hours, the southern part of Turkey was shaken again by a huge earthquake. An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale occurred around noon this Monday. The origin of this tremor is in the Elbistan district. The tremors are reported to have been generated just 2 km deep into the ground. As a result, the amount of damage will be greatly increased from a single hit.

India has already announced the dispatch of a large contingent to support Turkey. The central government has decided to send a team of 100 members of the Disaster Response Force. Arrangements are being made to send a large team including doctors and rescue dogs to Turkey as soon as possible. A large amount of aid will also be sent to Turkey. The Prime Minister’s office held an emergency meeting after receiving the news of the earthquake. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised all aid to Turkey.

[আরও পড়ুন: তুরস্কে জোড়া ভূমিকম্প, ভয়াবহ কম্পনে লাফিয়ে বাড়ছে হতাহতের সংখ্যা]

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