Posted 10 февраля 15:44

Published 10 февраля 15:44

Modified 10 февраля 17:49

Updated 10 февраля 17:49

Russia has sent humanitarian aid to Syria for earthquake victims

10 февраля 2023, 15:44
The first plane of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations with humanitarian aid for the earthquake-affected residents of Syria has already arrived in this country.

In total, 70 tons of food were sent on two planes for the residents of Syria affected by the earthquake. There are food products (sugar, flour, vegetable oil) and basic necessities (dishes, tents, mattresses, warm blankets and mobile power plants) on board, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia reported.

The department noted that three cynological calculations were involved in the search for victims in this country. Specialists continue to analyze the rubble and search for victims around the clock. Over the past day, rescuers have examined more than 500 square meters of terrain.

A powerful earthquake occurred in Turkey and Syria on the night of February 6. According to the latest data, as a result of the earthquake in Syria, more than three thousand people were killed and more than 19.3 thousand people died in Turkey.