Almost half of the info tour participants survived under the rubble, but about part is unknown. So the fate of the 43 Turkish guides who found themselves under the rubble of a collapsed hotel is reported by the Association of Tourist Guides (TUREB). We are talking about the Grand Isias Hotel in Adiyaman, which was destroyed by an earthquake.
Recall, as the experts of the association reported immediately after the earthquake, local guides were in the disaster zone. They were in the city of Adiyaman in the largest hotel in the city, Adıyaman Isias, which collapsed due to tremors. These were the first losses calculated by the travel market – read more here.
And here is the first information about the fate of the tour participants. According to the statement of the Association, 21 guides were found alive and released from the rubble, six guides and the bus driver were killed. At the moment, there is no information about another 15 participants in the info tour. The search continues.
Recall, early on Monday morning, a natural disaster hit Turkey: a terrible earthquake, the strongest in the last 20 years. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.4 points, which is a lot, and the “echo” of tremors was felt in more than 10 countries. At the same time, according to the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred at 04:17 in the Pazardzhik region of Kahramanmaras. It was followed almost immediately, at 04:26, by another 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the epicenter of which is located in the Nurdagi region of Gaziantep, near the Turkish-Syrian border. Aftershocks were felt throughout Turkey, right up to the resort provinces. The situation was aggravated by the fact that the earthquake occurred in the early morning, when everyone was still sleeping, so the preliminary number of dead and injured continues to grow. Read the details here.
Further, another earthquake occurred at 13:23, and the magnitude of the earthquake was registered as 7.8, the epicenter is the Elbistan district of Kahramanmarash province,” they say. It is also reported that new tremors are felt in Damascus, Latakia and several other provinces of Syria. And also in the capital of Turkey, Ankara, and in its main resort – Antalya. (Read the details here)
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