A Catastrophic Earthquake Hits Syria and Turkey Leaving more than 5000 people Dead
Particularly, Southeast Turkey and Northern Syria has experienced a devastating and odd aspect of nature following the long shake of earthquake which has led thousands dead of more than Five thousand.
The video above showing how dangerous the earthquake was and the long run shake of the building.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared seven days of national mourning, and Syria has appealed to the United Nations for help following devastating earthquakes that killed more than 5,000 people and toppled buildings across southeast Turkey and northern Syria source
Giving a detailed information about this earthquake, it was stated that it has a high magnitude of 7.6 which has a high aftermath effect causing a massive collapse of buildings, infrastructures established for businesses and much more. This rescuers having a odd effect in looking for survivors as the weather conditions in respect to freezing and snowfall is creating a hard time to find the escape route for the survivors.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan the president of Turkey has declared a seven days mourning for the deceased as he has asked for aids from U.S following this mass destruction caused by the earthquake. Following the relentless minds in the rescuers,they are having hard times also to help those trapped as metals,several other building materials that covered the survivors.
Orhan Tatar, an official with Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), said earlier on Tuesday that 20,426 others were injured. Tatar said more than 5,700 buildings had also been destroyed.In Syria, at least 1,602 people were killed and about 3,500 others were injured, according to the Ministry of Health and the White Helmets rescue organisation source
Following this devastating shock caused by this earthquake the Syrian American Medical Society has raised an alarm of great concern that there is a high flow of people injured, complicated medical conditions and trauma and as such needs an immediate emergency medical attention.
Notwithstanding the fact that several damages has been caused,their still is a little sign of relief following the statement made by official with Turkey’s disaster management authority that within the 10 provinces, up to 7800 people have been rescued.
As a response from different countries pertaining to this catastrophic event,the Russian rescue team from the emergency unit are prepared to fly to Ukraine to help with up to 300 people,the U.S coordinating assistance with NATO members having nearly up to 100 person's from Los Angeles, German foreign ministry with a partnership with the European union has started their aid lift.
Though this is so pathetic to hear,those affected our heart goes to them all, may the fortitude to bear the loss be given.