Turkiye Earthquake: Eyewitnesses Share Heartbreaking Earthquake Experiences Watch Videos

Turkey Earthquake Updates: The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck on Monday (February 6) in Turkey and Syria caused massive devastation. When the earthquake happened here in the morning, there was heavy snowfall in many parts of Turkey. At the same time, it had also started to rain. During this devastation, more than a thousand and a half people lost their lives.

Eyewitnesses recounted the incident

However, many victims of the disaster are sharing their experiences on social media. Frightened residents of Diyarbakır in Turkey have expressed fear over the biggest earthquake in nearly a century. One person said that everyone in his house woke up as soon as the earthquake hit in the early hours of the morning, and then before long, screams were heard there.

‘There was an earthquake both in the afternoon and in the morning’

According to the AFP news agency, tremors from the quake were felt in Turkey both in the morning and at night. About this, a woman, Tulin Akkaya, said that she was very scared. She said: “She was very scared. We’re out of the house and in trouble. There has been another earthquake, similar to the one in the morning. Now I won’t go back to my house, I don’t know what will happen there.

Similarly, another woman said: “I am very scared. I felt it (the aftershock) so strongly that I would die.” She ran off in a panic.

‘Ya Allah have mercy’

A woman named Mahi tweeted a photo of the devastating earthquake in Turkey. He said: “May Allah have mercy on the Turks and the Syrians.”

building shaken by earthquake

A witness tweeted the video 11 km south of Elbistan. It can be seen how the building was shaken by the earthquake in a part of Turkey. This video was shared by EMSC.

Bad weather also hampered rescue efforts.

At the same time, a member of the Disaster Relief Force said that due to low visibility, military planes also face difficulties in taking off. He said now the government is considering adopting the relief material delivery system. With this, the necessary relief material from planes or helicopters will be delivered directly to the people in need in the affected areas.

Scared locals on the streets

A series of earthquakes has rocked central Turkey, with terrified locals huddled in the streets. The quake also hit neighboring Turkey, Cyprus and Lebanon today, where several aftershocks marked the most powerful quake in nearly a century. Now relief and rescue teams are looking for people in the rubble.

Also read: Watch the video of the devastating earthquake in Turkey, a multi-story building collapsed like a deck of cards

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