Last night Turkey suffered a massive earthquake of 7.8 on the Richter scale in its southern states along the Syrian border.
The quake also rocked Syria and the death toll has already reached 2,300, according to reports.
Below is a couple of videos of the devastation in Kahramanmaraş:
🔴#DEPREM | Depremin merkez üssünden ilk görüntü
Sabah saat 4.17'de Kahramanmaraş'ta meydana gelen 7,4 büyüklüğünde deprem, 10 ili vurdu. Depremin merkez üssü Pazarcık ilçesinden gelen ilk görüntüler, felaketin boyutunu bir kez daha gözler önüne serdi. pic.twitter.com/MwuFwvBvQ7
— Erhan Akbaş (@akbaserhan) February 6, 2023
New aftermath video from #Kahramanmaras
Death toll #Update from #Turkey–#Syria #earthquake rises to 305, more than 1,400 injured#deprem #Idlib #Syria #DEPREMOLDU #TurkeyEarthquake pic.twitter.com/bUuzwgWpW0
— Chaudhary Parvez (@ChaudharyParvez) February 6, 2023
In the same city of Kahramanmaraş there was was this insane fire, perhaps from a pipeline:
Merkez üssü Kahramanmaraş’ın Pazarcık ilçesi olan 7.4 büyüklüğünde deprem sonrası yangın çıktıhttps://t.co/nXOxjTD6Uo pic.twitter.com/3VqsgGyrZX
— Sözcü (@gazetesozcu) February 6, 2023
Here’s more devastation in Antakya:
JUST IN – Footage shows everything almost collapsed in industrial and business area of Antakya, Turkey pic.twitter.com/zAhuyn9aNB
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) February 6, 2023
And in İskenderun:
The City of İskenderun in Southern Turkey has suffered some of the most Severe Damage caused by the Earthquake, there are reports that Fire and Rescue Crews are unable to get to many parts of the City with 100s if not 1000s of people expected to still be under collapsed buildings pic.twitter.com/kMV2hgEBXZ
— OSINTdefender (@sentdefender) February 6, 2023
According to reports, the tremors could be felt as far away as Greenland. As I said above, the death toll continues to climb and is currently at 2,300.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Death toll in earthquake that struck #Turkey and #Syria tops 2,300, as rescuers dig through rubble.
— Matt Lee (@APDiploWriter) February 6, 2023