Earthquake jolts Turkey, Syria: Aftermath pictures display scale of destructionSiddhi Gaharwar

Feb 6, 2023

Turkey devastated

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 magnitude on Richter scale hit southeast Turkey and Syria early Monday.

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Turkey earthquake

According to the US Geological Survey, the quake was centered about 33 kilometers (20 miles) from Gaziantep. It was centred 18 kilometres (11 miles) deep

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Quake jolts Turkey, Syria

The powerful quake brought down several buildings, killing more than 500 people and injuring several others.

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Turkey quake aftermath

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter 'hope that we will get through' this disaster together as soon as possible and with the least damage

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PM Modi offers help to Turkey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the loss of lives due to the earthquake and said India was ready to offer “all possible assistance” to cope with the tragedy​

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Turkey hit by earthqauke

Turkey is frequently jolted by earthquakes as it sits on top of major fault lines

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Turkey's worst quake

Turkey witnessed a deadly earthquake in 1999 when nearly 18,000 people were killed.

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India extends aid to Turkey

India to send search and rescue teams of NDRF and medical teams along with relief material to Turkey

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