New earthquake hits Turkey

A new earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hit southern Türkiye on Monday; killing at least one, injuring 110 and causing 29 buildings collapses, according to Türkiye’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

Yunus Sezer, AFAD chief stated that about two dozen building have also collapsed. Sezer also added that search and rescue teams were quickly dispatched to affected areas.

This latest aftershock came of 6.15 km depth, and it is one of the 45 aftershocks hitting the region in the aftermath of four earthquakes in the past three weeks. The province of Malatya was hit by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Feb. 6.

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