Turkey-Syria earthquake UPDATES: Over 34,000 killed, another 4.7 magnitude quake hits Turkiye’s Kahramanmaras

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Image source: AP. People stand near a collapsed building in Kahanmaras, southern Turkey.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: The death toll from the earthquake in Turkey and northwestern Syria has passed 34,000 as rescue efforts continue, CNN reported. It reached a minimum of 34,179 on Sunday. The Turkish emergency coordination center SAKOM said the death toll in Turkey had reached 29,605. The death toll in Syria has been confirmed at 4,574. That number includes more than 3,160 in opposition-held parts of northwestern Syria, according to the health ministry of the Salvation Government Governance Authority. The Syrian death toll also includes 1,414 deaths in government-controlled parts of Syria, according to state news agency SANA. , Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it is waiting for final approval to send crossline deliveries to northwest Syria, where the country’s long-running civil war controls areas and aid distribution to rebel groups. Roadblocks have been encountered, CNN reported. The WHO hopes its Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will soon be able to travel to rebel-held areas hit by the devastating earthquake, the organization said on Sunday. Tedros and a team of top WHO officials arrived in Aleppo on Saturday with a humanitarian aid plane carrying trauma emergency and surgical kits worth more than US$290,000.

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