Building Reduced to Rubble by Deadly Turkey Quake
At least 912 people were killed and a further 5,385 injured after a powerful earthquake hit southern Turkey in the early hours of Monday, February 6, according to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
This footage sent to Storyful by Ahmet Aslan shows the aftermath of an apartment building collapse in Sanliurfa.
Erdogan said that Turkey has been offered international aid by NATO, the EU, and 45 other countries following the quake.
Some 2,470 people had been rescued, according to latest updates, and 2,818 buildings were reported to have collapsed.
Hundreds of deaths were also reported in neighboring Syria.
Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck the Pazarcik district of the Kahramanmaras region at 4:17 am at a depth of seven kilometers.
The quake was measured at 7.8 magnitude by the US Geological Survey. Credit: Ahmet Aslan via Storyful