More than 3700 people have lost their lives due to the powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude that occurred in Turkey on Monday morning.

According to the AP news agency, the earthquake has also damaged Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and Israel.

It is said that the number of dead may increase.

Thousands of people were injured.

Most of the damage was done in Turkey and Syria.

Hundreds of houses have been destroyed.

According to Turkey’s Ministry of Internal Affairs, the earthquake damaged 10 cities.

The continuous aftershocks have made it difficult to search for people buried inside the house.

More than 50 aftershocks have been reported so far.

One of them was a 6.6 magnitude aftershock.

The earthquake struck at 4:17 a.m. local time on Monday, with an epicenter in southern Turkey near the border with Syria.

Turkey Earthquake: If any Nepali is in trouble, call this number

The Nepali Embassy has requested to inform if any Nepali citizens are in trouble due to the earthquake in Turkey.

Pakistan’s embassy in Islamabad, which also oversees Turkey, said that the embassy is in constant contact with Nepali citizens in the affected areas.

“This embassy is in constant contact with the Nepali citizens in the area affected by the two powerful earthquakes and aftershocks that occurred in Turkey today (Monday),” the appeal issued by the embassy states,

“to contact them with their families and relatives and friends and to inform them as soon as possible about their problems in this dire situation.

” Information has been requested.”

The embassy has appealed to inform Nepali people who have not been in contact with their family, relatives and friends and who are in trouble if they receive any news.

Contact numbers have also been provided for that.

According to the embassy, the Nepali Embassy, Islamabad, can be contacted at phone number-0092 512610317, WhatsApp number-0092512610321

Likewise, Vinod Poudel in Turkey can be contacted at 905372777196, the embassy said.

Here are the pictures :-

Pictures: Agencies

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