This is reported by RIA Novosti.

Earlier it was reported about 711 dead as a result of the earthquake in Syria.

There is also evidence that a search and rescue operation has ended in the Syrian province of Hama.

Head of the Laboratory of Seismic Hazard of the Institute of Physics of the Earth named after V.I.


Schmidt of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Alexei Zavyalov, in an interview with radio Komsomolskaya Pravda, said that such a powerful earthquake as that which occurred on February 6 in southeastern Turkey had not been for almost a century and a half.