WATCH: Shocking Video Shows Building Collapsing Like House Of Cards After Turkey Earthquake

Author: Yuvi February 7, 2023 WATCH: Shocking Video Shows Building Collapsing Like House Of Cards After Turkey Earthquake

ISTANBUL: Shocking videos and images showing the destruction and chaos unleashed by three powerful earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have surfaced on social media as rescuers in Turkey and war-ravaged Syria continue their search through the frigid night into Tuesday, hoping to pull more survivors from the ruble. The combined death toll due to the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that first rocked central Turkey on Monday morning has risen to 3,800 people and toppled thousands of buildings across a wide region.

Authorities feared the death toll from Monday’s pre-dawn earthquake and aftershocks would keep climbing as rescuers looked for survivors among tangles of metal and concrete spread across the region beset by Syria’s 12-year civil war and refugee crisis.

Survivors cried out for help from within mountains of debris as first responders contended with rain and snow. Seismic activity continued to rattle the region, including another jolt nearly as powerful as the initial quake. Workers carefully pulled away slabs of concrete and reached for bodies as desperate families waited for news of loved ones.

The quake, which hit in the early darkness of a winter morning, was also felt in Cyprus and Lebanon. Multiple aftershocks followed the most powerful earthquake in nearly a century. Social media videos showed multiple collapsed buildings with terrified locals huddling on the streets.

WATCH: Shocking Video Of Building Collapsing in Turkey After Earthquake

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In one such clip, an entire multi-storey building collapsing like a house of cards in Sanliurfa province in Turkey in one of the aftershocks. Authorities said 16 structures collapsed in Sanliurfa and 34 in Osmaniye, reported news agency Reuters.

There are no immediate reports about whether there was any person inside the building. Broadcasters TRT and Haberturk showed videos of people picking through building wreckage, moving stretchers and seeking survivors in the city of Kahramanmaras, where it was still dark.

Meanwhile, a second powerful quake hit Turkey on Monday with a magnitude of 7.5 that scared the locals even more. Turkish officials counted more than 50 aftershocks within the first 10 hours of the initial disaster. They warned that more would rumble on for many more days.

Author: Yuvi

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7 February, 2023, 7:17 am

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