Roscosmos cosmonaut Dmitry Petelin filmed from the International Space Station (ISS) the earthquake-stricken city of Adana in Turkey, TASS and BTA reported.

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The photos, taken by Petelin, who is also a special correspondent for the Russian news agency, show the city, the airport and Seyhan Lake.

The lens also includes the port of Isdemir, which is located near the port of Iskenderun.

A large fire raged there for the second day, which started in the temporary storage area for shipping containers after a natural disaster.

The photos do not show the fire itself.

The Russian crew members of the ISS testified their sympathy for the victims.

"The crew expresses its condolences to the families of the victims and offers words of support to all those affected," the astronauts said.

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The 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Kahramanmaras district in southeastern Turkey on Monday.

About 300 aftershocks were felt in 10 counties of the country, as well as in nearby countries, including Syria.

A little later, another powerful impact was registered.

According to the latest figures, over 3,300 people have died in Turkey, and over 20,000 have been injured.

On November 17, 2021, TASS and Roscosmos signed a memorandum of cooperation, according to which an office of the agency was opened on the ISS.

The first TASS special correspondent was Alexander Misurkin, followed by Oleg Artemiev.

The function is currently performed by Dmitry Petelin.

Special correspondent of our agency, Roscosmos cosmonaut Dmitry Petelin photographed the city of Adana, which suffered from the earthquake, from the ISS.

The pictures show the city, the airport and Lake Seyhan.

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The earthquake in Turkey and Syria