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Earthquake death toll surpasses 4300

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Published: 08:45, 7 February 2023   Update: 12:04, 7 February 2023
Earthquake death toll surpasses 4300

The death toll in Turkey and Syria has reached more than 4,300 after earthquakes jolted the two nations early Monday.

The earthquake has flattened thousands of buildings and rescuers have continued efforts with bare hands for survivors.

Dozens of nations pledged aid after the 7.8-magnitude quake, which hit as people were still sleeping and amid freezing weather that has hampered emergency efforts.

At least 5,300 others injured in Turkey after earthquakes jolted the southern part of the country on Monday.