Erdogan says the earthquake in Turkey is the nations worst calamity in 84 years.
Over 2,300 people from both Turkey and Syria have died as a result of a powerful earthquake that struck in the southeast of the country, close to the Syrian border.
More than 1,500 people died in Turkey, according to the disaster service, while 810 people,
The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, has exceeded 2,300 people across both countries.
Turkey’s disaster agency said more than 1,500 people died there, while it is estimated that 810 people died in Syria.
Those numbers are still expected to rise as rescuers comb through mountains of rubble in freezing, snowy weather.
The US Geological Survey said the 7.8 magnitude tremor struck at 04:17 local time.
A second earthquake of magnitude 7.5 that had its epicentre in the Elbistan region of the Kahramanmaras province was generated twelve hours later.
The preceding earthquake was “independent” of this one, according to a disaster and emergency management authority official in Turkey.
Turkey is located in one of the seismically active regions of the planet. According to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the catastrophe.
There have been many thousands of injuries, including at least 5,385 in Turkey and 2,000 in Syria.
Numerous victims are found in the war-torn region of northern Syria, where millions of refugees are housed in camps on both sides of the country’s border with Turkey. Numerous fatalities have been reported in regions controlled by the rebels.
Gaziantep Castle, a historic structure that has stood for more than 2,000 years, was one of the structures.
The Turkish Red Crescent has encouraged people to donate blood, and its president, Kerem Knak, said on Twitter that more.
Many of the disaster-affected families, according to UN Secretary General António Guterres.