New Delhi. Due to the devastating earthquake that occurred last Monday, the situation is going from bad to worse due to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria (Turkey-Syria Earthquake). At the same time, more than 21,000 people have died in this destruction. At the same time, the number of wounded has reached about 64 thousand. At present, more than 95 countries are providing help here. According to the same information, the head of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, will also arrive today in Syria affected by the earthquake.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus left for Syria
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— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) February 10, 2023
NDRF rescues 6-year-old girl
Meanwhile, the Indian rescue team saved a 6-year-old girl safely in the Turkish city of Noordagi. The Interior Ministry spokesperson tweeted and wrote: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), which arrived in Turkey under Operation ‘Dost’, rescued a girl.
Indian NDRF rescue fighters today rescued a 6-year-old boy from the rubble after major earthquakes hit the Gaziantep area. #Turkey. Congratulations to the NDRF, Indian Army, MEA and others involved in the emergency rescue efforts to save precious lives. pic.twitter.com/BEmbygskYJ
—Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) February 9, 2023
Significantly, in many cities in Turkey, the temperature has reached minus 2 degrees Celsius. Here, people afflicted by nature’s wrath are burning benches and clothes stored in the park to keep warm. Health experts say that in such a situation people are also at risk of hypothermia. At the same time, there has been a huge loss in Syria. So far 3,162 people have died from the earthquake here and more than 4,000 have been injured. According to local media, 3 lakh people have been forced to leave their homes in Syria.
Along with this, mass graves are now being built to bury the dead in Syria. According to the White Helmets team helping here, the dead are now being buried together.
3 big earthquakes on February 6 and everywhere
- There were 3 big earthquakes on the morning of February 6 in Turkey and Syria.
- According to Turkish time, the first earthquake occurred around 4 am (7.8), the second around 10 am (7.6) and the third at 3 pm (6.0).
- Apart from this, 243 aftershocks were also recorded. Its intensity was 4 to 5.
- Earthquake again in Turkey on February 7 at 8:53 a.m. This was followed by a magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 12:41 pm.