A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook southern Turkey connected Monday — 3 weeks aft a catastrophic temblor devastated nan region — causing immoderate already damaged buildings to illness and sidesplitting astatine slightest 1 person, nan country's disaster guidance agency, AFAD, said.
Another 69 group were injured arsenic a consequence of nan earthquake which was centered successful nan municipality of Yesilyurt successful Malatya province, AFAD's main Yunus Sezer told reporters. More than two twelve buildings collapsed.
Yesilyurt’s mayor, Mehmet Cinar, told HaberTurk tv that a begetter and girl were trapped beneath nan rubble of a four-story building successful nan town. The brace had entered nan damaged building to cod belongings.
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Search and rescue teams proceed moving aft a 5.6 magnitude earthquake deed Malatya, Turkey, connected Feb. 27, 2023. (Selami Kucukoglu/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Elsewhere successful Malatya, search-and-rescue teams were sifting done nan rubble of 2 damaged buildings that toppled connected apical of immoderate parked cars, HaberTurk reported.
Malatya was among 11 Turkish provinces deed by nan magnitude 7.8 earthquake that devastated parts of confederate Turkey and bluish Syria connected Feb. 6.
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That quake led to much than 48,000 deaths successful some countries arsenic good arsenic nan illness aliases superior harm of 173,000 buildings successful Turkey.
AFAD's main urged group not to participate damaged buildings saying beardown aftershocks proceed to airs a risk. Close to 10,000 aftershocks person deed nan region affected by nan quake since Feb. 6.