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The picture is of Syria’s Harem, where more than 100 buildings have collapsed due to the earthquake.
So far more than 5000 people have died due to earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The death toll is continuously increasing. Turkish official Yunus Sezer told that after three tremors of the earthquake, 243 aftershocks also came. As time is passing by. The picture is getting worse and worse.
Where once there used to be historic forts and gleaming buildings in Turkey, there are tons of rubble now. According to reports, more than 6000 buildings have collapsed there so far. Similar is the situation in Syria. The official news agency there reported that the Mamluk Tower in Aleppo was badly damaged. It was built in the 13th century.
See the impact of the earthquake through maps and photographs in the news.
After the earthquake on Monday morning, an aftershock of 7.5 magnitude occurred at 1.24 pm… see in the map
The areas of northern Turkey and eastern Syria where the earthquake occurred were densely populated. Turkey is considered one of the most earthquake-affected areas in the world. Where most of the buildings are old and made of concrete. At the same time, the buildings in northern Syria had also been greatly weakened by the bombings and airstrikes during the civil war for many years. Because of which they fell completely due to the earthquake.
The intensity of the first earthquake in Turkey this morning can be seen in the map…
According to a senior official, more than 5 thousand buildings collapsed in Turkey only after the first tremor. At the same time, the UN believes that the death toll will increase even more. This is normal after an earthquake of this level.
Now see in the map what was the effect of three consecutive earthquakes on Turkey
Malatya province, close to the epicenter, is home to 500,000 people. The governor there told that several hundred buildings in this area have been completely destroyed. At the same time, due to snowfall on the debris, the rescue work is not being done properly.
Buildings in Malatya reduced to rubble on which snow can be seen in the photo.
See the devastation caused by the earthquake in before-after photos
Yeni Masjid, Maltya
Trend Garden Residence, Maltya
hotel occasion, Maltya
Gaziantop Fort: Considered to be the identity of Gaziantop, a large part of the fort fell in the first stroke of the earthquake.
Actually, about 5 lakh people who fled from the war in Syria live in Gaziantop area of Turkey. Turkey is one of the countries hosting the largest number of expatriates in the world. According to the UN, their number is 36 lakh. These people live in the northern cities of Turkey.
Diyar Bakir: Large residential buildings in this area were reduced to concrete piles. Diyarbakir has the largest number of Kurds in the world. It is also called the unofficial capital of the Kurdish city of Turkey.
The earthquake destroyed building in Sanilurfa can be seen from two different angles.
The earthquake collapsed a multi-story residential building in Adana, a city of two million people.
Rescuers are trying to find survivors in the debris.
People buried under the debris of buildings were evacuated in Turkey’s Sanliurfa and Kahramanmaras areas.
See the damage in Syria in the map.
Destroyed historic buildings in Aleppo: The city of Aleppo in Syria is considered one of the ancient cities of the world. Where there are many historical buildings, which are also included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage. It was heavily damaged in the first Syrian war. After which now the earthquake has also made its condition worse.
A building collapsed in the second earthquake in Aleppo’s Jarabulus.
13th-century Mamluk tower gate collapses in Aleppo