China News Service, November 3, reported that on November 3, local time, the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Department stated that the death toll caused by the Aegean earthquake in Turkey rose to 98 and another 994 were injured.
Turkey’s Minister of Environment and Urbanization, Kulun, said that he will accelerate the pace of resettlement of victims, and plans to build a “container city” that can accommodate 1,000 people within 20 days.
On October 30, local time, a strong earthquake occurred in the Aegean Sea, affecting parts of Greece and Turkey. The picture shows the damaged buildings in the earthquake-stricken area of Turkey.
According to reports, the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Department pointed out that 1286 aftershocks have occurred since the main shock on October 30, 43 of which were over 4.0 magnitude. The authorities have invested 7967 people, 25 search and rescue dogs and 1071 vehicles for disaster relief.
According to reports, the Minister of Environment and Urbanization Kulun earlier updated the total number of severely damaged buildings to 58. As the weather in the disaster area has turned colder, Kulun emphasized that he will accelerate the pace of resettling the victims.
He said that a “container city” that can accommodate 1,000 people will be built within 20 days.
In addition, two teenagers from the Greek island of Samos were also killed in the earthquake and at least 19 others were injured.
On the afternoon of October 30, local time, a strong earthquake occurred in the Aegean Sea. Izmir in Turkey and Samos Island in Greece were severely affected
and a large number of buildings were damaged. The strong earthquake also triggered a small tsunami for a while, and the streets of Vati, the main port town of Samos, were flooded by sea.