On Monday, February 6, at 04.17 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 occurred in Kahramanmaraş Türkiye, near the border with Syria. The earthquake had terrible consequences for people living nearby. Thousands of lives were lost with residential and business premises reduced to rubble after the fatal incident.
The total loss of life was announced as 8,574.
At 13.24 in the afternoon, the second earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 occurred in the same city. 10 cities from Turkiye affected by the earthquake. After major earthquakes there had been hundreds of aftershocks. Messages of condolence and aid are coming from world leaders to Turkiye and Syria, which were affected by the earthquake.
The total number of injured as 49,133.
According to the latest information today, in 10 provinces of Turkiye the total loss of life was announced more than 8,574, the total number of injured as 49,133.