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Since early morning today, Azerbaijani citizens have been coming
to the Turkish Embassy in Baku to honor the memory of the
earthquake victims, Azernews reports.
Residents of the capital bring flowers to the embassy in memory
of those killed in the earthquake in Turkiye.
Besides, the Turkish embassy in Baku and the country's Consulate
General in Nakhchivan appealed to Azerbaijani citizens for the
collection of humanitarian aid to help victims of quake-hit
regions, Azernews reports.
The aid is collected in Baku at the Dogtas furniture
stores . Besides, goods can be donated to the
Consulate General in Nakhchivan at 17 Heydar Aliyev Avenue,
Meanwhile, Azerbaijani rescuers, sent to quake-hit Turkiye
following the instructions of President Ilham Aliyev, are
conducting search operations in Kahramanmaras.
During the operations, they recovered the body of a person from
under the rubble.
A 7.7-magnitude earthquake was recorded in central Turkiye on
the morning of February 6, 2023, according to the
European-Mediterranean Seismological Center. The quake's epicenter
was located 26 km away from the city of Gaziantep with a population
of about 1.06 million. The source of the earthquake was 7 km below
Further, three more quakes with a magnitude of 6.4-6.6 rocked
Gaziantep province in south-eastern Turkiye. As a result of the
earthquake that hit Turkiye, strong tremors were also felt in
Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Cyprus.
Sabina Mammadli is AzerNews' staff journalist, follow her on
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