Some inhabitants who survived yesterday’s devastating earthquake between Syria and Turkey filmed several buildings razed to the ground, especially on the Turkish coasts (TURKEY-SYRIA EARTHQUAKE: LIVEBLOG – INTERNATIONAL AID). The death toll from the powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 is currently almost 5,000 victims, but according to the Turkish Authority for Disaster and Emergency Management and the WHO, it could still rise a lot.
This video posted by Storyful shows several buildings razed along a highway in Iskenderun on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast after a powerful earthquake on Monday. More than 16,000 people have been injured in Turkey as relief operations continue unabated in the affected areas.
Images of Iskenderun. First aid is seen arriving for the survivors. The post on Instagram tells of “a very bad situation, there are too many seriously injured”
“Houses like dust” tells in this video a survivor of the Turkish coastal city of Iskenderun and after seeing the ruins of the earthquake he prays “May Allah help and guide us all”.