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6 Feb, 2023 12:45

Hundreds killed, infrastructure and historic sites damaged: What is known about horrific quakes in Türkiye and Syria

Powerful tremors continue to hit both countries, compounding the death and devastation
Hundreds killed, infrastructure and historic sites damaged: What is known about horrific quakes in Türkiye and Syria

On Monday morning, a powerful earthquake struck in southern Türkiye, causing significant destruction across the country and in neighboring Syria. Over a thousand people were reported killed, as buildings collapsed and infrastructure was damaged on both sides of the border.

Here is what is known about the disaster so far.

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