At least 38 killed in Turkey earthquake, officials say

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More than 780 aftershocks rocked the eastern area as over 3,500 rescue professionals rushed through trashed structures to reach survivors.

As over night temperature levels dropped to 23 degrees Fahrenheit, emergency situation groups established more than 9,500 camping tents for displaced homeowners and dispersed 17,000 hot meals.

The company stated almost 80 structures were damaged and more than 1,000 were harmed. Unmanned aerial drones were being utilized to survey broken areas and coordinate rescue efforts.

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency stated 20 of the aftershocks determined magnitude 4.0 or above, consisting of a magnitude 4.3 quake that struck the surrounding province of Malatya Sunday early morning.

Rescue employees continue to search for individuals caught under particles following a strong earthquake that ruined a number of structures on Friday, in Elazig, eastern Turkey, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP)

Erdogan stated every effort was being made to discover survivors and guaranteed to house displaced homeowners as quickly as possible.

More than 100 individuals were getting healthcare facility treatment after the quake, 13 of them in extensive care, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca stated.

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Erdogan went to the catastrophe zone Saturday to check the rescue operation, consult with hurt individuals in the medical facility and go to the funeral service of a mom and child.

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Across Turkey, there was a profusion of assistance for the victims. Some soccer clubs revealed they would contribute the invoices of their weekend matches.

The Associated Press added to this report.

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