Feb 12, 2023

Death toll from Turkey-Syria earthquake surpasses 25,000

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Feb. 11 (UPI) — The death toll from Monday’s devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria is continuing to climb, surpassing 25,000 as of late Saturday, according to a new official count.

Officials confirmed more than 80,000 injuries as of 7:30 p.m. local time stemming from the 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude earthquakes which struck early Monday morning, according to the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Nearly 2,000 aftershocks also hit the region with more than 13 million people across 10 provinces affected in some way.

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