Three UN staff members killed in earthquake in Türkiye

Three UN employees were killed in an earthquake in Türkiye, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric said at a briefing, reports citing media.

"We are currently aware of three employees who died during the earthquake. They were employees from among the representatives of the country," he said.

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southeastern Türkiye on Feb. 6, 2023. The earthquake occurred at a depth of seven kilometers in the Pazarcik region of Kahramanmaras Province. The provinces of Hatay, Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, Malatya, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, and Kahramanmaras were subjected to severe destruction.

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