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The Guardian: Turkey and Syria earthquake death toll passes 7,800 as rescue efforts falter
Aftershocks and freezing weather hamper efforts of rescue teams searching for survivors after 7.8-magnitude quake
Aftershocks, freezing temperatures and damaged roads are hampering efforts to tackle the enormous humanitarian emergency triggered by Monday’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake in southern Turkey and northern Syria, with 7,800 people now confirmed dead and 380,000 others seeking refuge in Turkey alone.
As the scale of the devastation from the initial quake – and a second tremor – became clearer, the Turkish authorities declared a state of emergency in 10 provinces and the World Health Organization warned that the number of fatalities could exceed 20,000.
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More News On The Turkish – Syrian Earthquake
Live: Clock ticking for rescuers as quake toll nears 8,000 — BBC
Turkey and Syria earthquake: race to find survivors as death toll passes 7,900 and hundreds of thousands seek shelter – latest — The Guardian
Turkey-Syria earthquake: Rescuers press on into third day — DW
February 7, 2023 Turkey-Syria earthquake news — CNN
Fears grow for untold numbers buried by Turkey earthquake — AP
Rescuers dig through rubble as Turkey-Syria quake death toll passes 7800 — Reuters
Death toll from Turkey-Syria earthquake surpasses 7,000 as rescue efforts continue — France 24
Turkey’s President Erdogan declares 3-month state of emergency for quake-hit regions — CNBC
Turkey, Syria Quake Rescuers ‘Race Against Time’ as Death Toll Rises — WSJ