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Azerbaijan sends another batch of humanitarian aid to quake-hit Turkiye

21 February 2023 [15:47] - TODAY.AZ

Azerbaijan's State Border Service has dispatched another batch of food aid to the quake-hit areas in Türkiye, Azernews reports.

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Turkiye's southeastern part on February 6, 2023, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

The overall death toll in Turkiye has risen to above 41,000.

Azerbaijan was the first country to provide assistance to Turkiye immediately after the earthquake without a call for aid.

Azerbaijani rescuers are currently working in the quake-hit regions of Turkiye with young volunteers on the scene to provide survivors with aid.


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