March 22, 2023

Floods brought on by torrential rains have hit two provinces that had been devastated by final month’s earthquakekilling no less than 5 folks and rising the distress of hundreds who had been left homeless, officers stated.

Plenty of different folks had been reported lacking as nicely in Wednesday’s floods.

One individual was killed within the city of Tut in southeastern Adiyaman province, the place surging waters swept away a container house the place a bunch of earthquake survivors had been residing, Governor Numan Hatipoglu stated. 4 folks had been reported lacking.

4 different folks had been killed and two firefighters had been reported lacking from the floods in neighboring Sanliurfa province, Governor Salih Ayhan advised HaberTurk tv.

A number of folks had been evacuated from a drenched campsite in Sanliurfa the place earthquake survivors had been sheltering in tents. Sufferers had been additionally evacuated from a hospital, HaberTurk reported.

Tv footage from there additionally confirmed floodwaters surging alongside a road and sweeping away automobiles.

The highly effective earthquakes that struck elements of Turkey and Syria on February 6, killed greater than 52,000 folks – the overwhelming majority in Turkey. Greater than 200,000 buildings in Turkey both collapsed or had been severely broken.

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