The news regarding the powerful earthquakes of magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 that took place in Turkey and Syria this Monday, have not stopped arriving, now, a new e Shocking video recorded with a drone shows the consequences of the brutal earthquake.
Aerial images captured by a drone during this Wednesday, February 08, showed the world the magnitude of the destruction that took place in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hatay after the brutal earthquakes of magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 in Turkey and Syria two days before.
Video of the earthquake in Turkey recorded with a drone
Buildings have been reduced to rubble by strong vibrations and both professional rescuers and volunteers are struggling to find people who might still be alive under the disastrous concrete structures. Efforts continue around the clock, with bulldozers and other machinery lifting and pushing aside heavy blocks of stone and brick during salvage efforts.
The streets are covered in a haze of dust and debris. The general infrastructure was severely affected, with many buildings collapsing or sustaining serious damage.
On the other hand, the only airport runway in the province has been destroyed, as has the port of Alejandreta. Meanwhile, in the town of Topbogazi, belonging to the same province, a gas pipeline exploded.
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According to the most recent balance provided by the Turkish authorities, the number of deaths as a result of the terrible earthquakes increased to more than 17,000 and the number of injured to more than 63,000. A true tragedy product of nature.
Fountain: The Pin