Turkiye Earthquake: 10 Indians also stranded in disaster-hit Turkey, MEA contacts victims' families
The Government of India has so far sent relief material to Turkey in four military aircraft. The death toll in this devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria has so far crossed 11,000. The intensity of the earthquake was measured at 7.3.
The death toll from the devastation caused by the earthquake in Turkey has crossed 11,000. India has sent a huge amount of relief material to help the disaster affected country. Meanwhile, in a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, it has been told that 10 Indians are also stranded in remote areas of the country, but they are safe. Along with this, an Indian citizen is also being told missing.
Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs told that Indians are relatively safe in Turkey. He said that the government is in touch with the family members of the missing Indians in Turkey. The Government of India has so far sent relief material to Turkey in four military aircraft. The death toll in this devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria has so far crossed 11,000. The intensity of the earthquake was measured at 7.3.
Significantly, after the earthquake, India started 'Operation Dost' to help the devastated Turkey. Verma told a media briefing that three Indians who contacted the Indian government have been shifted to a safer place, while 10 others are stranded in remote areas but are safe. He informed that the government has set up a control room in Adana to help the stranded Indians in Turkey. Also told that an Indian national who is missing since the earthquake was on a business trip to the country. He has not been found in the last two days. His family has been contacted.
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