Update: 8,300 killed in Turkey-Syria earthquake

Published February 8th, 2023 - 05:42 GMT
This aerial view shows residents searching for victims and survivors amidst the rubble of collapsed buildings following an earthquake in the village of Besnia near the town of Harim, in Syria's rebel-held noryhwestern Idlib province on the border with Turkey, on February 6, 2022. Hundreds have been reportedly killed in north Syria after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that originated in Turkey and was felt across neighbouring countries. (Photo by Omar HAJ KADOUR / AFP)

ALBAWABA - The death toll from Monday's earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has over surpassed 8,300.


AFP reports that 2,400 deaths are in Syria alone.

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