26 March 2023,   10:03
The toll from the earthquake in Turkey and Syria exceeds 11,200 dead

We now believe more than 11,200 people have died following a massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, writes BBC.

Turkish officials say 8,574 people have died in the country.

It’s difficult to get figures from Syria, but we understand the number of confirmed deaths so far is 2,662.