THE NUMBER OF EARTHQUAKE DEAD IS INCREASING: At least 3,672 people died in Turkey and Syria

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At least 1,356 people have been killed and more than 3,419 injured in Syria after a series of powerful earthquakes in southeastern Turkey shook the wider region early Monday. The earthquake was particularly felt in the cities of Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, Latakia and Raqqa, where numerous buildings collapsed.

At the same time, according to the latest information, in Turkey, at least 2,316 people died, and 13,293 were injured in the earthquakes that hit the southern parts of Turkey today, Anadolia reports.

The representative of the Emergency Situations Administration of Turkey (AFAD) Orhan Tatar presented the latest information on the number of victims in the earthquakes, with the epicenter in the southern Turkish city of Kahramanmaras. Tatar confirmed that he was the death toll increased by 554 compared to the earlier report, which increased the total number of dead to 2,316. The number of injured increased to 13,293, while 6,217 buildings collapsed in the earthquakes.

AFAD also confirmed that so far, 7,340 people have been saved under the ruins in rescue operations.

An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit the south of Turkey this morning. The epicenter of the earthquake was registered in Pazarcik district in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. The provinces of Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakır, Adana, Adiyaman, Malatya, Osmaniye, Hatay and Kilis were severely affected by the earthquake. The earthquake was also felt in neighboring Syria, and ground shaking was also felt in Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt and other regions.

Then it is a new earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 on the Richter scale hit the Elbistan district at 1:24 p.malso in Kahramanmaras.

Numerous rescue teams are still on the ground and continue to search for survivors under the rubble in several Turkish cities.

Association launched a humanitarian appeal for help to the people in Turkey and Syria

In order to somehow help the victims of the devastating earthquake in which more than 2,300 people died and several thousand were injured, the association launched a humanitarian appeal.

In addition to calling the number 17006 (a unique number for all BH operators) to donate 2 KM, you can help by donating to HELPand via Paypal and account in extension:



(Help for Turkey and Syria)

For payments from BiH:

UniCredit Bank

Intesa Sanpaolo Bank BiH

Raiffeisen Bank

Bosna Bank International d.d

NLB Bank dd

Recipient: Association “”, Dr. Fetaha Bećirbegović no. 8, 71000 Sarajevo
Purpose: Aid for Turkey and Syria

For payments from abroad:

Banks name: Intesa Sanpaolo Banka BiH
IBAN: BA39 1541802008533048

Recipient: Association “”, Dr. Fetaha Bećirbegović no. 8, 71000 Sarajevo
Purpose: Aid for Turkey and Syria

For payments to the account in Austria:

IBAN: AT64 2011182266475400
Vienna, Austria
Verwendungszweck: Aid to Turkey

For payments from Turkey:

IBAN: TR91 0021 0000 0006 3546 7000 01
Istanbul Turkey
Name of Association: Bosnia and Herzegovina Aid Association
Açıklama: Help for Turkey and Syria

For payments from the Netherlands and Western Europe:

IBAN: NL63INGB0675431905
St. (Help Bosnie) NL
Het doel van de payment: Help for Turkey and Syria

For users of BBI, Union and Asa banks, it is also possible to make a donation via the KVIKO application, with the mandatory emphasis on the purpose of the payment,” said the Association.

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