Rescuers were hunting for survivors with their bare hands on Tuesday chilled night among the rubble of thousands of buildings felled in a series of violent earthquakes. 4,300 are the confirmed death toll in Turkey and Syria after a swarm of a strong earthquake. The scary 7.8-magnitude earthquake badly shook Turkey and nearby countries in the early hours of Monday.
Disaster response teams of Turkey and Syria reported that more than 5,600 buildings have been demolished. Which Include multi-story when sleeping residents were struck by the first hit and several were dead on the spot.
We thought it’s the end of the World. Because we haven’t experience any such things in our whole life.”
Melisa Salman-23-year-old reporter
The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey(AFAD) reported that 2,921 deaths are confirmed in this country. Along with 2,921 deaths, it is confirmed that the deaths tally bring up to 4,365. We hope it won’t but World Health Organization (WHO) said that yesterday’s earthquake may cause up to 20,000 deaths
Rescuers screamed, and cried in hope of any survivor left under the rubble.
The first hit earthquake that rocked Turkey and Syria was felt as far away as Greenland which bring a global response. From Pakistan to India, the United States to China, and Russia to Ukraine, many countries are pleased to show their helping hands to affected countries.
In the Turkish city of Sanliurfa, rescuers were hunting in the cold night to pull survivors from the wreckage of a seven-story building that had collapsed.
There is a family under the rubble that i know. Until noon, my friend was answering the phone. But she no longer answer my phone but she is under the rubble.”
Omer El Cuneyd-20-year-old Syrian student
Terrified residents spent their night outside in freezing temperatures, huddling around fires.
Kahramanmaras and Gaziantep which were the quake’ centers badly affected. The entire city blocks lay in ruins under gathering snow