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Death Toll In Turkish Earthquake Rises as rescue continues



According to information gathered by, officials expect the number of casualties reported from the Turkish and Syrian earthquakes to rise and the search-and-rescue team continues with its operations.

It is perceived that freezing weather conditions are hindering rescue teams as they strive to save individuals trapped in the rubbles after the unanticipated emergence of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred during the early hours of Monday, 6 February, 2023.

In line with the tragic incident, Turkish President, Recep Erdogan has declared a state of emergency in 10 provinces on Tuesday, 7 February, 2023 as relatives of some unidentified individuals dug for their loved ones with their bare hands.

Per reports, the earthquake in Syria has already compounded an already dire humanitarian crisis which has been made worse by more than a decade of wars with over 7,900 death cases recorded.

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