Syrian Rescue Crews Work to Save Families Trapped in Earthquake Rubble

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At least 461 people were killed and another 1,326 injured in Syria after a powerful earthquake struck southern Turkey, near the Syrian border, on Monday, February 6, Syrian health authorities said.

Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Pazarcık district of the Kahramanmaras region on Monday morning. The US Geological Survey gave a magnitude of 7.8. More than 1,400 people were reported dead in Turkey.

Footage captured by Karam Kellieh shows authorities conducting rescue operations in Maland, a village in the Idlib Governorate of Syria. Kellieh said six families were buried under the rubble. Credit: Karam Kellieh via Storyful