A part of agile rescue forces of Azerbaijan's MES in Kahramanmaraş left for Hatay-PHOTO-VIDEO-UPDATED

A part of agile rescue forces of Azerbaijan
# 17 February 2023 10:39 (UTC +04:00)

Under the instruction of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the agile rescue forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Türkiye continue the search and rescue operations without interruption, eliminating the consequences of the strong earthquake that occurred in the fraternal country, APA reports citing the Ministry of the Emergency Situations. country.

In this regard, more than 110 people of the forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Kahramanmaraş left for the region this morning to support the search and rescue operations related to the devastating earthquake that occurred in the Hatay region.

Additional information on the course of the rescue operation will be made public.

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Rescuers of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan (MES) continue search-rescue operations in earthquake-hit area of Türkiye, APA's correspondent sent to Türkiye reports.

114-member search-rescue team and 2 specially trained dogs of the MES were sent to Hatay.

They will join search-rescue operations in Hatay city.

Another personnel of the MES assigned to Türkiye will continue the operation-search work in the city of Kahramanmaraş.

Notably, so far the rescuers of the MES have pulled out 53 people alive from the rubble and handed over the bodies of 741 people as a result of their search-rescue operations in the Kahramanmarash district, which was seriously damaged by the earthquake.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED