The number of dead in the Turkey-Syria earthquake is about 44 thousand
The death toll in the terrible earthquake in the Turkey-Syria border region has reached about 44 thousand. The death toll in Turkey has risen to 38,044. On the other hand, the death toll in Syria has increased to 5,800. Al Jazeera news.
In the second week of the earthquake, rescue operations are underway in Turkey. But the number of rescued people is decreasing every day. A teenage girl was rescued alive from the rubble in Kahramanmaras province on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the United Nations said that 400 million dollars of aid is necessary for the people of the earthquake-ravaged areas in Syria. The organization also said that Turkey needs 1 billion dollars in aid for the people in the affected areas.
Martin Griffiths, head of the United Nations relief and rehabilitation department, said on Thursday that they are suffering indescribably. We must stand by them in their darkest hour and make sure they get the help they need.
On February 6, at 4:17 in the morning, a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hit the southeastern region of Turkey. Its center was near the Turkish city of Gaziantep on the Syrian border. Later several more earthquakes were felt