Terrible earthquake in Turkey-Syria, hundreds dead, thousands injured
A powerful earthquake was felt in southern Turkey near the Syrian border at 4:17 a.m. local time.
A few minutes after the first tremor, another strong tremor was felt. After this, many aftershocks have been felt one after another throughout the area.
Tremors from the earthquake have also been felt in Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus, Israel and Palestine. Speaking of the earthquake, President Ardoan has imposed the emergency on the country. Relief and rescue work is proceeding at a fast pace.
According to the authorities, so far there are reports of the deaths of more than 500 people in Turkey and Syria.
So far, the death toll in Turkey has risen to 284. At the same time, there are news of the death of 237 people in Syria.