More Than 1,300 Dead As Terrifying 7.8-Magnitude Earthquake Levels Buildings In Turkey, Syria

By FOX News
Posted on 02/06/23 | News Source: FOX News

7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday, killing more than 1,300 people and taking down countless buildings. 

The earthquake prompted a search for survivors in the rubble in cities and towns across the region. The death toll is expected to rise.

Residents in both countries were awakened by the quake several hours before dawn and rushed outside to cold, rain and snow. Dozens of buildings in cities in the area were toppled.

Rescue workers and residents searched for survivors under the rubble of destroyed buildings in multiple cities in both countries