Azerbaijan rescues 44 people from quake rubble in Türkiye’s Kahramanmaras

Baku, February 9, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan’s aid personnel rescued 44 people from the rubble from powerful earthquakes in southern Türkiye, said the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

“As a result of the search and rescue operations carried out by the rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the area of Kahramanmaras region, which was seriously damaged by the earthquake, 44 people, including nine children, were rescued from the rubble, and the bodies of 164 people were taken out and handed over to the authorities,” the Ministry of Emergency Situations told AZERTAC.

“Additional information will be provided on the progress of rescue operations,” the ministry added.

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