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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Turkey’s earthquake death toll rises to 29,605 – Authorities


The death toll from the devastating earthquakes in Turkey has risen to 29,605 people, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said.

“As of 3:55 p.m. [12:55 GMT], 29,605 people died,” the AFAD said in a statement.

On Monday, parts of Turkey and Syria were hit by a series of powerful earthquakes and aftershocks that killed over 30,000 people in total, destroying thousands of homes.

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