Death toll of Türkiye-Syria quakes rises to 6,700+

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Rescue operations are now a “race against time,” says the World Health Organization.

The number of confirmed deaths from the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that devastated Türkiye and Syria keeps rising as rescuers dig through the rubble. On Tuesday evening, Ankara and Damascus listed a total of 6,706 dead and 36,259 injured.

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