The staff of 85 consultants from the Pakistan Military and Search and Rescue unit, got here to Türkiye a day after the large earthquakes, manages to get 18 survivors out of the rubble in Adiyaman province.
Pakistani rescuers in southeastern Türkiye have mentioned that they have been able to danger their lives in solidarity with victims of huge earthquakes that shook the area final week.
“We’re right here to assist the Turkish nation. Their ache is our ache. Seeing this nice catastrophe touched us deeply. We stand by them. We assure that we’ll go wherever they need assistance, and even put our lives in danger,” Ferhan Halid, the staff’s chief, advised Anadolu on Thursday.
The staff of 85 consultants from the Pakistan Military and Pakistan Search and Rescue unit got here to Türkiye on February 7, only a day after the 2 back-to-back earthquakes.
They’ve managed to get 18 survivors out of the rubble in Adiyaman province, with some later going to Hatay province on Monday.
Stating that the destruction attributable to the dual quakes was huge, Halid mentioned they have been “working with full motivation and dedication” to assist the Turkish nation.
No nation can reply to an earthquake of this magnitude in so many cities on the identical time, he mentioned, including that overseas assist and help have been positively wanted to take care of such a catastrophe.
Underlining that Pakistan and different nations stood by Türkiye, he wished the Turkish nation to stay sturdy.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is predicted to journey to Türkiye on Thursday for a two-day go to to specific solidarity with the victims of the February 6 earthquakes.
In keeping with the most recent figures, over 36,100 folks have been killed and over 108,000 others wounded after the 2 huge earthquakes struck southeastern Türkiye inside the house of simply hours on February 6, affecting greater than 13 million folks.
The earthquakes have been centred in Kahramanmaras province and shook ten different provinces, specifically Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Elazig, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanliurfa.
It was additionally felt in a number of nations within the area, together with Syria, the place the loss of life toll has topped 3,600.
Pakistan’s PM Shehbaz Sharif to go to Türkiye’s earthquake-hit areas