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Latest Situation in Syria: At Least 4500 Dead

Latest Situation in Syria: At Least 4500 Dead

Earthquakes with magnitudes of 7.7 and 7.6, which occurred in central Kahramanmaraş and occurred 9 hours apart, also struck Syria. It has been announced that at least 4,500 people have died due to earthquakes in the country so far.

Search and rescue efforts have been continuing since February 6 in Syria’s Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, Latakia and Tartus provinces, which were affected by the 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş.

According to the data compiled from Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian Human Rights Network (SNHR), Civil Defense (White Helmets), local authorities, health institutions and local sources, at least 4,500 people lost their lives and more than 6 thousand people were injured. due to earthquakes.

Syrian President Bashar Assad, who went to Aleppo, visited the hospital.


Members of the Syrian National Army (SMO) are also participating in the rescue efforts in the areas under the control of the opposition.

Latest Situation in Syria

The injured are being treated in health centers.

Latest Situation in Syria

Thousands of earthquake survivors whose homes were destroyed or damaged spend the night on the streets, in mosques or in makeshift tents.

Latest Situation in Syria

The White Helmets and similar non-governmental organizations are calling for “urgent aid” to the regions in northern Syria.

Latest Situation in Syria

Latest Situation in Syria: At Least 4500 Dead

Gül Demirci

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