The earthquake magnitude was reported to be 6.0 after the magnitude 7.6 and 7.8 earthquakes. An earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and northern Syria in the early hours, killing more than 1,900 people and injuring thousands.
Turkey was hit by another magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Monday, the third to be recorded in the last 24 hours. The earthquake magnitude was reported to be 6.0 after the magnitude 7.6 and 7.8 earthquakes. An earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and northern Syria in the early hours, killing more than 1,900 people and injuring thousands. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at least 1,042 people were killed when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey early Monday. At least 783 people died from the earthquake in Syria. The disaster has been called one of the most powerful aftershocks in nearly a century.
Turkish President Erdogan called the pre-dawn quake “the biggest disaster” the country has experienced in the last century. The disaster, which has so far claimed the lives of more than 1,800 people, has prompted calls for help from other countries. India has decided to send search and rescue teams with medical aid and relief supplies. The PMO said in a press release that two NDRF teams consisting of specially trained dog squads and 100 people with the necessary equipment are ready to go to the earthquake-affected area for search and rescue operations. In addition, the European Union said it would send rescue teams to Turkey after the affected country requested EU assistance. British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak tweeted that the UK stands ready to help in any way his country is with the people of Turkey and Syria.
PM Modi secured all possible help
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sorrow for the loss of life and property due to the earthquake in Turkey. Prime Minister Modi tweeted: “Condolences to the bereaved families. Wishing a speedy recovery to the injured. India stands in solidarity with the people of Turkey and stands ready to provide all possible assistance in coping with this tragedy.” Prime Minister Modi also lamented the loss of life. in the devastating earthquake in Syria. PM Modi tweeted, “Deeply saddened to learn that the devastating earthquake has affected Syria as well. My condolences to the families of the victims. We share the grief of the Syrian people and are committed to providing support and assistance during this difficult time.
What do the experts have to say?
Elbistan was reportedly the epicenter of the second magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Turkey. When the second earthquake occurred, people immediately came out of their houses and gathered in the streets. Scientists say that the arrival of aftershocks after the major earthquake may cause more devastation in Turkey. According to experts, when a high intensity earthquake occurs, many more earthquakes can occur after that. These crashes turn out to be extremely dangerous.