Turkey: Major rescue efforts continue in epicentre of earthquake

Humanitarian aid efforts continued as residents took stock of the damage inflicted by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated the town of Sevrice in the Elazig province, footage filmed on Sunday shows. Aid workers and army personnel could be seen dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated homes and the town mosque. Residents «are right now waiting in unease for the... Еще aftershocks of the earthquake to pass,» according Yalcin Gokman, who also added that the advice from authorities was not to return home due to continuing aftershocks. Temporary shelter in the form of tents were set up for survivors, as aid workers delivered food. At least 35 people were killed and more than a thousand injured in the quake which was also felt in Syria, Lebanon and Iran.

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