The number of victims of the earthquake in Turkey has risen again Russian News EN

Turkey reports more than 49,000 dead after earthquake

vice-president Turkey Fouat Oktay said the estimated death toll from the February earthquakes has risen again. Write about it TASS.

Following earthquakes whose epicenter is located in Kahramanmarash Province 49,589 people died, of which 6,807 were foreign citizens,” the politician said.

March 13 Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu reportedthat among the victims of the cataclysm more than 6.6 thousand foreigners. However, most of them were Syria.

Total death toll as of March 12 hit 48 thousand people. In the disaster area, the aftermath of the tremors is still fading, blockages are being unblocked and new bodies are being discovered.

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