Turkey quake: Missing Indian national found dead in debris of hotel in Malatya
The death toll in Turkey and Syria climbed up over 24,000, as 7.8 magnitude quake hit on 6 February amid the the severe winter.
The Indian national Vijay Kumar, missing in Turkey since February 6 earthquake, has been found dead and was identified among the debris of a hotel in Malatya, informed Embassy of India in Ankara on 11 February.
Meanwhile, the death toll in Turkey and Syria climbed up over 24,000, as 7.8 magnitude quake hit on 6 February amid the the severe winter. The tremor was the most powerful and deadliest since 33,000 people died in a 7.8-magnitude tremor in 1939.
Following the quake, India has sent 841 cartons of medicines, protection safety tools, and diagnostics to quake-hit Turkey and Syria under Operation Dost.
With agency inputs.
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