The rescue work has been in full swing during the night and two living children were rescued from the rubble 26 hours after the first earthquake.

- But there are also areas where you express that you have not been reached by the rescue work yet, explains Tomas Thorén.

The death toll continues to rise in both Turkey and Syria.

More than 6,000 buildings are believed to have collapsed in Turkey.

- We still do not have a clear picture of how serious it actually is and what consequences it will have in the longer term, says SVT's correspondent in Turkey, Tomas Thorén.