Flood deaths in Turkey’s earthquake-stricken area rise to 16

Rescue groups on Thursday retrieved two extra our bodies after floods struck two Turkish provinces that had been already devastated by final month’s highly effective earthquake, elevating the dying toll within the new catastrophe to 16.Flash floods attributable to torrential rains turned streets within the provinces of Adiyaman and Sanlifurfa into rivers on Wednesday, sweeping away vehicles and inundating properties and campsites sheltering earthquake survivors.A lot of the deaths occurred in Sanliurfa, the place rescuers on Thursday discovered the our bodies of two individuals who had been reported lacking amid mud and particles left by the floods. The search groups there have been nonetheless in search of one lacking individual.In Adiyaman, two folks drowned after a container dwelling sheltering a household of earthquake survivors was washed away by surging waters. A nurse and her two-year-old youngster are nonetheless lacking.BOATS CARRYING DOZENS OF MIGRANTS OFF TURKISH COAST SINK, KILLING 4 Individuals are rescued throughout floods after heavy rains in Sanliurfa, Turkey, on March 15, 2023.  (Hakan Akgun/DIA through AP)CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPAdiyaman and Sanliurfa had been amongst 11 Turkish provinces that had been hit by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Feb. 6, killing greater than 48,000 folks in Turkey and an estimated 6,000 folks in northern Syria.In the meantime, a reasonably robust earthquake shook a metropolis in northeast Turkey on Thursday, sending folks out into the streets in worry.The magnitude 4.8 earthquake was centered within the metropolis of Bolu, some 162 miles east of Istanbul.Bolu’s mayor, Tanju Ozcan, informed HaberTurk tv there have been no experiences of injury to any buildings within the metropolis however stated many individuals rushed outside in worry.He stated medics had responded to “one or two” panic assault instances. Just a few folks had been additionally injured after leaping from balconies.