A resident looks at the ruins of a building due to the earthquake in Turkey. Photo/aljazeera
ANKARA – The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia (KBRI) in Turkey reports that so far around 500 Indonesian Citizens (WNI) are in the vicinity of the earthquake.
“Out of 500 people, 3 Indonesian citizens were injured and have been treated at the nearest hospital,” said the Indonesian Embassy in Turkey.
The Indonesian Embassy continues to activate the Indonesian citizen protection hotline at +90 532 135 22 98. The Indonesian Embassy also opens a special link for requests for assistance for all Indonesian citizens around the earthquake-affected locations.
Meanwhile, the head of Turkey’s Emergency Management Agency Yunus Sezer said the death toll from the massive earthquake in southeastern Turkey had risen to 1,014 people.
“We have received data on the damage to 2,824 buildings. There were 1,014 of our residents who died,” he said.
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“There is currently no tsunami hazard in Turkey which could affect the coast of the country in the Eastern Mediterranean,” said the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), Monday (6/2/2023).
“Following the 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude earthquakes that occurred today in Kahramanmaras, Pazarchik and Elbistan, there is currently no danger of a tsunami affecting our shores in the Eastern Mediterranean,” the AFAD statement said. news portal.
Earlier in the day, the Italian Civil Protection Department based on data processed by the Tsunami Alert Center of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (Ingv) issued a “warning of a possible tsunami wave” in the south of the country amid a strong earthquake in Turkey.
The death toll across Syria has risen to 560, according to the government and rescue workers in opposition-held areas.
The official SANA news agency, citing the Syrian Health Ministry, said 339 people were killed and 1,089 injured in government-held areas in the country still torn by war.
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