Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir visited the Headquarters Engineers Division and appreciated the professionalism and commendable work done by the ‘USAR team’ of the Pakistan Army during rescue efforts in the earthquake-hit Turkiye and Syria.
According to Pak Army Media Wing ISPR, Army Chief was briefed in detail regarding efforts carried out by Pakistan Army Urban Search and Rescue Team (USRT) during Türkiye and Syria Earthquakes.
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The Chief met and interacted with the rescue team members. He also highlighted the importance of the country’s enduring strategic relations with Türkiye and Syria and the need to assist, particularly in times of crisis.
Earlier in the day, Premier Shehbaz Sharif lauded the humanitarian services of Pakistan’s search and rescue teams sent to support and assist the earthquake-affected people of Turkiye and Syria.
Remember that A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Turkey, Syria, and Iraq on 6th February leaving a death toll of more than 40,000 meanwhile thousand are stuck under the wreckage.
The magnitude of the quake was 7.8 which struck in the early darkness of a winter morning, Jolts of the quake were also felt in Cyprus and Lebanon.
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) said the quake struck at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) near the southern Turkiye’s city of Kahramanmaras, while the EMSC monitoring service said the chance of a tsunami risk was being evaluated after the powerful earthquake.
After a 7.8-powerful Earthquake, another quake of 7.5 Magnitude jolts turkey once again. Rescue teams are put on high alert.
Emergency has been declared all over Turkey.
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