This was announced by Orkhan Tatar, General Director of the Department of Earthquakes and Risk Reduction of the Emergency Management Department (AFAD).

“At the moment, we have 3,381 victims, 20,436 injured,” RIA Novosti quotes him.

In total, 5775 buildings collapsed as a result of earthquakes.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier declared nationwide mourning in the country in connection with the earthquakes.