Turkey Earthquake: 21848 killed in Turkey so far, 80104 injured, dead body of an Indian also found


The tremendous earthquake that occurred in Turkey on Monday (February 06) has killed more than 21 thousand people. At the same time, more than 80 thousand people are still missing. An Indian citizen has also died in this earthquake. Turkish President Erdogan said that the death toll from the earthquake in Turkey increased to 21,848, while 80,104 people were injured.

Thousands of people are still buried under the debris after this powerful earthquake. Many of whom have been saved. Several people trapped under the debris were rescued today, including a 10-year-old boy with his mother rescued after 90 hours in Samandag district of Hatay province. Elsewhere after being trapped for 122 hours Later two women were pulled alive from the debris.

The body of an Indian national was recovered from the debris of a hotel in Malatya on Saturday. The Indian Embassy in Turkey said that the body of an Indian national identified as Vijay Kumar has been found a few days after the earthquakes in Turkey. Vijay Kumar had come to Turkey on a business tour.

The first earthquake, which occurred near Gaziantep near the Syrian border, was measured at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The second tremor came nine hours later and measured 7.6 on the Richter scale. This powerful earthquake has caused havoc in both Turkey and Syria.

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