Lebanese national Mohammed Shamma and his son have been rescued from the rubble in Turkey’s Hatay province after the devastating earthquake, according to Al-Jadeed.
Tragically, Shamma’s wife was killed in the disaster.
The recovery efforts will continue as rescuers work to save those still trapped.
On February 6th, 2023, two devastating earthquakes struck Turkey with magnitudes of 7.8 and 7.5. The earthquakes caused widespread damage in both Turkey and Syria, resulting in tens of thousands of fatalities and many injuries. The impact was felt across Lebanon, with shockwaves reaching as high as 5 magnitude and subsequent tremors.
On February 20th, 2023, another two earthquakes hit southern Turkey, with a magnitude of 6.4 and 5.8 just minutes apart.