Palestinians perform prayers for earthquake victims in Türkiye, Syria
7.7 magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Türkiye, killing 1,014 people, injuring 5,385 others
Palestinians performed prayers at East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday for the victims of a powerful earthquake that killed hundreds in Türkiye and Syria.
According to an Anadolu reporter, hundreds of worshippers took part in the prayers.
A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Türkiye early Monday, killing at least 1,014 people and injuring 5,385 others, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).
At least 592 people were also killed and hundreds injured in Syria from the quake, according to figures from the Syrian regime's Health Ministry and Syrian Civil Defense.
AFAD said the quake struck at 4.17 a.m. (0117GMT) and was centered in the Pazarcik district in Türkiye’s southern province of Kahramanmaras.
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