55 Palestinian refugees killed in major Turkey-Syria earthquakes

Faed Mustafa, Palestine’s Ambassador to Turkey, has confirmed today that 23 more Palestinians refugees have been killed in the major earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria, rising the death toll to 55.

Mustafa told confirmed the devastating news to WAFA via a phone conversation.

13 dead bodies were pulled from beneath of the rubbles in the Raml refugee camp in Latakia, five in Jableh, three in Aleppo and one from the Syrian town of Jindires.

Three Palestinian refugee camps were affected by the massive earthquakes and these include Raml refugee camp in Latakia, and Neirab camp and Handrat in Aleppo; in addition to several other Palestinian communities in the northern Syrian governorates.

Source: National News Agency