The death toll from devastating earthquakes that struck Türkiye last month has risen to 45,968, the country’s interior minister said on Saturday.
Süleyman Soylu said the death toll includes 4,267 Syrians as well.
On Feb. 6, magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 quakes struck 11 Turkish provinces – Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Elazig, Hatay, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye and Sanliurfa.
Quakes affected millions of people
More than 13 million people in Türkiye have been affected by the quakes, which also hit Syria.
Soylu said more than 13,000 aftershocks had rocked the region since the disaster.
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