Earthquake death toll surpasses 50,000 in Turkey and Syria

Earthquake death toll surpasses 50,000 in Turkey and Syria
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25 February, 2023
The death toll in earthquake-hit Turkey and Syria has surpassed 50,000.
AFAD said the death toll in Turkey rose to 44,218 on Friday night [Getty]
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The death toll from the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria that struck on February 6 surpassed 50,000 on Friday after Turkey declared more than 44,000 people died.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the death toll in Turkey due to earthquakes rose to 44,218 on Friday night.

With Syria's latest announced death toll of 5,914, the combined death toll in the two countries rose to above 50,000.

(Reuters)

 
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