On the 13th day | 1,772 Syrian bodies br0ught from Turkey and 6,396 people kil-led in Syria
As more bodies have been recovered from rubble, SOHR activists have reported that the number of Syrian people killed due to the earthquake has reached 8,168, as well as the injury of thousands others. The fatalities are distributed as follows:
• 2,196 people in regime-controlled areas.
• 4,200 people in areas controlled by the “Salvation Government” and the “Syrian Interim Government.”
• 1,772 people whose bodies were transported from Turkey to Syria, after having been killed in Turkey due to the violent earthquake.
The total death toll does not include victims whose relatives buried them in Syrian territory shortly after the earthquake, even before the arrival of rescue teams.
It is worth noting that the bodies of Syrians, who died in Turkey due to earthquake, were transported to Syria via border crossings, and they are distributed as follows:
• 1,549 bodies were transported through Bab Al-Hawa crossing.
• 166 bodies were transported through Bab Al-Salama crossing.
• 22 bodies were transported through Al-Ra’i crossing.
• 20 bodies were transported through Jarabulus crossing.
• 15 bodies were transported through Al-Hamam crossing in Jendires countryside.
According to the latest developments, the number of people who have been killed due to the devastating earthquake in Syria is expected to exceed 7,000, especially since there are hundreds of missing people under rubble.
SOHR sources confirmed that rescue teams could not reach several villages and towns in regime-controlled areas and areas controlled by the “Salvation Government” and the “Syrian Interim Government.”
The devastating earthquake which was followed by multiple aftershocks hit tens of Syrian villages, towns and cities with Jendires in Afrin countryside being affected the most, as well as Al-Atareb and Ainjara in the western countryside of Aleppo, Halfaya and Kernaz in Hama countryside, Marraat Al-Nu’man Sarmada, Harem and Salqin in Idlib countryside and neighbourhoods in the eastern part of Aleppo city.
It is worth noting that the inhabitants of tens of villages, including 21 villages in regime-controlled areas in the eastern countryside of Idlib, have buried their relatives, who were killed due to the earthquake, even before the arrival of rescue teams in these villages.