At least 500 people died in Turkey and Syria as a result of a powerful earthquake in central and eastern Turkey, which hit at dawn on February 6, at least 500 people died in Turkey and Syria.
The magnitude of the tremors was 7.8. In Turkey, 10 cities were destroyed or damaged. A large-scale rescue operation is currently underway in the disaster zone. Other countries, including Georgia, also sent rescuers to Turkey.