Death toll from powerful earthquakes in southern Turkiye surpasses 31,000

13:30 | 13.02.2023
At least 31,643 people were killed by two strong earthquakes that jolted southern Turkiye last week, the country's disaster agency said, reported from Anadolu.

Last Monday’s magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 earthquakes, centered in the Kahramanmaras province, affected more than 13 million people across 10 provinces, also including Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanliurfa.

Several countries in the region, including Syria and Lebanon, also felt the strong tremors that struck Türkiye in the space of less than 10 hours.
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