The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Earthquake between Turkey and Syria, the death toll is 22,375. Boy rescued after 94 hours


The death toll is 22,375. The US loosens some sanctions against Syria. The PKK suspends 'operations' in Turkey. Recorded 650 aftershocks. Along the fault a deformation of 300 km. The searches continue despite the fact that days have passed under the collapse and frost. ALL VIDEOS The UN: "Do not politicize aid to Syria". THE PHOTOS (ANSA)

The death toll caused by the earthquakes that hit Turkey and Syria rises to 22,375: according to Sky News.

Of these, 18,991 died in Turkey and 3,384 in Syria.

The number of injured in the two countries has instead risen to at least 75,000.

The miraculous rescues continue,

a boy was extracted alive after 94 hours


A 17-year-old boy, Adnan Muhammed Korkut, was pulled alive this morning from the rubble of a collapsed building in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, near the epicenter of the earthquake, after being trapped for 94 hours.

The boy said he was forced to drink his own urine to quench his thirst.

"I was able to survive that way," he said, as reported by the Guardian.

When he was rescued The 17-year-old smiled as the crowd of friends and family chanted his name, clapping and weeping for joy as he was carried away and placed on a stretcher.

Under the rubble 10 days, it resists 4 conditions - Chronicle

The first is the presence of air spaces for breathing.

Balzanelli (Sis 118) but recovery is difficult due to post-trauma stress (ANSA)


Syrian government announced this morning that

the Syrian areas hit by the earthquake are "disaster areas", and this to speed

up internal and international procedures for

sending and managing humanitarian relief


This was learned from a statement from the Damascus council of ministers in a note released by the Sana government agency.

The US eases sanctions on Syria.

Following the humanitarian catastrophe caused by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, the United States announced the temporary suspension of some economic sanctions on the central government in Damascus embodied by the disputed president Bashar al Assad.

In a circular released by the Treasury Department in Washington and echoed by international and Syrian media, a "general license is established to authorize earthquake relief efforts so that those providing assistance can focus on what's there." need most: saving lives and rebuilding".

The US has imposed economic, financial and trade sanctions on the Syrian government for decades, further tightening them in 2020. US sanctions on Syria "will not hinder" saving lives after Monday's earthquakes in Syria and Turkey, the document reads annexed to the Department of the Treasury Circular.

The US government announced yesterday the commitment of 85 million dollars in humanitarian aid for the disaster areas in Syria.

The temporary exemption from the sanctions, valid until the end of next July, concerns economic transactions with government areas for the exclusive humanitarian use related to the post-earthquake emergency.

ANSA agency

Twelve year old pulled alive from the rubble after 62 hours - World

Nearly 63,000 injured so far.

Race against time.

Erdogan makes mea culpa: 'At the beginning there are problems with the relief efforts'.

Stop Twitter after the protests.

Green metal coffins lined up in Gaziantep cemetery.

A 12 year old alive after 62 hours.

Extracted alive by the Italians two boys in Antioch.

ALL VIDEOS Mattarella-Tajani conversation on aid.


The PKK suspends "operations" in Turkey


The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has temporarily suspended its "operations" in Turkey after the earthquakes that hit the south of the country: this was announced by a military official of the group considered a terrorist formation from Ankara.

"Stop operations in Turkish cities. We have decided not to conduct any operations until the Turkish state attacks us," said Cemil Bayik, a senior official of the movement, quoted by the Firat news agency, close to the PKK.

ANSA. it

Turkey-Syria earthquake, a deformation of 300 km along the fault - Science & Technology

A deformation, i.e. a rift that extends for 300 kilometers along the East Anatolian fault, was caused by the earthquake that occurred on February 6 between Turkey and Syria.

"The two plates, the Arabic one and the Anatolian one, have moved by three metres, but the energy released by the fault has caused a very strong deformation along 300 kilometers", seismologist Aybige Akinci, of the National Institute of of Geophysics and Volcanology (Ingv).



Economic losses caused by the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria could exceed $4 billion.

This was stated by the rating agency Fitch.

"Economic losses are difficult to estimate as the situation evolves, but they seem likely to exceed '$2 billion and could reach $4 billion' or more," he said.


The Italian Angelo Zen

, 60, from Veneto, is still missing

ANSA agency

An Italian from Veneto who is missing in Turkey is Angelo Zen - Veneto

"There is only one Italian missing who we have not been able to contact. It is Angelo Zen, from the province of Vicenza, we are in constant contact with the family".


Source: ansa

All life articles on 2023-02-10

Similar news:

You may like

Trends 24h

Life/Entertain 2023-05-29T03:23:52.794Z


© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.