According to the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the rapid rescue forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Turkey are continuing the search and rescue operations without interruption, eliminating the consequences of the strong earthquake that occurred in the brotherly country.

APA reports that this was reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Thus, as a result of the search and rescue operations carried out by the rescuers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in the Kahramanmaraş district, which was seriously damaged by the earthquake, 37 people, including 8 children, were found alive and the bodies of 145 people were taken out and handed over to the authorities.

Additional information will be provided on the progress of operations.