Syria called For International aid after deadly Earthquakes
Damascus, (IANS) According to Xinhua news agency, the ministry urged the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and other humanitarian organizations to support the Syrian government in its rescue efforts.
According to the ministry, Syria requires help in searching for survivors under the rubble and removing dead bodies, as well as medical and food supplies for hosting and feeding the affected people.
Powerful earthquakes hit southern Turkey and its neighbor Syria early Monday, killing at least 2,370 in Turkey so far.
On Monday, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Syria’s northern provinces of Latakia, Tartous, Hama, Aleppo, and Idlib, killing at least 1,400 people.