Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations sends another humanitarian aid to Türkiye (PHOTO/VIDEO)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 8. In accordance
with the order of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, in
order to eliminate the consequences of a strong earthquake that
occurred in Türkiye, a plane with another humanitarian cargo of the
Ministry of Emergency Situations was sent to the fraternal country,
Trend reports
citing the press service of the Ministry.

A plane with humanitarian aid took off from Heydar Aliyev
International Airport to the Turkish city of Adana

In total, 115 tents of various sizes, 1,448 blankets, 140 beds,
90 heaters, 300 tables, 1,000 chairs, 2,000 terry towels and other
equipment were sent by plane.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit southeastern Türkiye
on Feb. 6, 2023. The earthquake occurred at a depth of seven
kilometers in the Pazarcik region of Kahramanmaras Province. The
provinces of Hatay, Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, Malatya, Adiyaman,
Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, and Kahramanmaras were subjected to
severe destruction.

The quake’s epicenter was located 26 km away from the city of
Gaziantep with a population of about 1.06 million.

Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said that
three more earthquakes with a magnitude of 6.4-6.6 rocked Gaziantep
province in south-eastern Türkiye. As a result of the earthquake
that hit Türkiye, strong tremors were also felt in Syria, Lebanon,
Egypt, and Cyprus.

According to the latest data, as a result of the earthquake,
5,894 people were killed, 34,810 people were injured, and 5,775
buildings were destroyed.

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