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Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 08 Feb 2023

Image credit: UNI/Xinhua

KAHRAMANMARAS, Feb. 8, 2023 (UNI/Xinhua) -- Rescuers search for survivors among the rubble of a destroyed building in quake-hit Elbistan district of Kahramanmaras, Türkiye, on Feb. 7, 2023. Türkiyes disaster management agency updated Wednesday the death toll from the earthquake to 7,108, with around 40,000 injured. Fatalities are likely to rise as the damage spreads over a wide area of 10 provinces, flattening nearly 6,000 buildings. Rescue teams are racing against time, digging trapped survivors out of the rubble amid freezing temperatures. (Image credit : UNI/ Xinhua)