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Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, fatal fire in the Aisne: midday update

2023-02-06T11:26:16.109Z


Le Figaro takes stock of the information to know at noon, this Monday, February 6. Turkey and Syria shaken by two earthquakes, at least 1,472 dead A border region between Turkey and Syria was hit overnight by an earthquake of magnitude 7.8, then a second in the morning, of magnitude 7.5. According to state media, more than 5,385 people were injured in Turkey, and 1,042 in Syria. The very significant damage leaves the authorities fearing many additional victims. The European Uni


Turkey and Syria shaken by two earthquakes, at least 1,472 dead

A border region between Turkey and Syria was hit overnight by an earthquake of magnitude 7.8, then a second in the morning, of magnitude 7.5.

According to state media, more than 5,385 people were injured in Turkey, and 1,042 in Syria.

The very significant damage leaves the authorities fearing many additional victims.

The European Union, Germany and France have promised to send aid.

LIVE - Another 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits southeastern Turkey

Beijing confirms second balloon spotted over Latin America is of Chinese origin

After the interception and destruction by the United States of a first balloon, on February 4, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs justified the presence of this other aircraft by a serious deviation from its trajectory.

Read alsoBeijing confirms that the second balloon spotted over Latin America is of Chinese origin

Aisne

: seven children and their mother die in the fire of their house

Only the father of the family survived the fire which broke out overnight from Sunday to Monday.

Read alsoAisne: seven children and their mother die in the fire of their house

Israeli army says it killed 'several assailants' in raid near Jericho

The Israeli army announced Monday, February 6 in the morning to have killed “

several armed assailants

” during a raid in the Palestinian refugee camp of Aqabat Jabr, neighboring the city of Jericho, in the occupied West Bank.

Read alsoThe Israeli army says it killed “several assailants” in a raid near Jericho

Source: lefigaro

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