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Earthquake victims “drowned” in Turkey: Among the dead was a small child

Residents of areas in Turkey that were affected by the earthquake of 7.8 Richter of February 6. The severe ones rainfall of the last few hours caused flooding and the death of at least five people, among them a 1.5 year old child. According to the Authorities, there are missing persons.

As it conveys the Associated Pressthe areas hardest hit were Sanliurfa, where four people lost their lives, and Antiyaman, which counted one dead out of floods. As it became known, the four in Sanliurfa they lost their lives in a flooded underpass, while there are people missing.

Meteorologists warn, in fact, that today will probably be even worse in terms of the intensity of the phenomena, with heavy rains expected to continue until late at night.

Television footage showed the water flooding the streets and sweeping away cars. Several people were evacuated from a campsite in Sanliurfa, where earthquake survivors had taken shelter in tents. Patients were also evacuated from a hospital, HaberTurk reported.

Source: News Beast

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