PBS NewsHour

Thousands dead in Turkey, Syria after powerful earthquake

Clip: 02/06/2023 | 8m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Swaths of southern Turkey and northern Syria are in ruins after a powerful earthquake ripped through the region. At least 3,400 are dead, more than 13,000 more injured and tens of thousands are homeless. The pre-dawn quake hit with a 7.8 magnitude and shook buildings as far away as Israel. Kieren Barnes of Mercy Corps joined Geoff Bennett to discuss the disaster.

Aired: 02/06/23

Rating: NR

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