The Russian military provided medical assistance to 240 Syrian citizens, and 44.5 tons of humanitarian aid were issued to those in need. This was announced on Friday at a briefing by the deputy head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties in Syria, Major General Oleg Yegorov.
On the morning of February 6, an earthquake of magnitude 7.7 occurred in Turkey, and in the afternoon a second cataclysm was recorded in the country.
“Since February 6, 2023, 47 people have been rescued from the rubble, medical assistance has been provided to 240 Syrian citizens, distribution of 44.5 tons of humanitarian aid to those in need has been organized,” RIA Novosti quotes the message.
Earlier it became known that in Turkey the number of victims of the earthquake exceeded 20 thousand people, more than 80 thousand citizens were injured. According to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, this natural disaster is the largest in the country since 1939, when more than 32,000 people died.
• The Arabian plate hasn’t gone anywhere • Yuri Varakin: Earthquakes of such magnitude as in Turkey cannot be predicted in advance