The loss of human lives has grown to 14 thousand 14!

SAFAKNA TURKEY- Turkey is experiencing one of the largest earthquakes in its history. On February 6, in the morning and afternoon, two earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 and 7.6, centered on Kahramanmarash, hit 10 cities.

The shaking was felt in Kahramanmarash, as well as in Gaziantep, Malatya, Batman, Bingol, Elazyg, Kilis, Diyarbakir, Mardin, Siirt, Shirnak, Van, Mush, Bitlis, Hakkari, Adana, Osmaniye and Hatay.

According to the last statement made by President Erdogan at 13.25, the death toll from the earthquake has risen to 14,14 people.

“According to the latest finds, in the ruins formed as a result of the earthquake, The total number of dead our citizens reached 14 thousand 14 people.. The number of our victims is 63 thousand 794 people. Garbage removal work continues with intensive efforts. The number of destroyed buildings is defined as 6,444. In Gaziantep, 944 buildings were destroyed; In addition, 1,415 of our citizens died and 10,395 of our citizens were injured.”

State of emergency declared

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a state of emergency has been declared in 10 provinces for 3 months due to the earthquake.


Vice President Oktay: “(Earthquakes in Kahramanmaras) 3294 search and rescue personnel came from other countries. More than 70 countries have submitted requests, 14 of them are already working.” said.

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