ELAZIĞ – Minister of Interrior Süleyman Soylu, visiting the earthquake zone, stated that 39 people were rescued from the wreckages so far, said that Adıyaman Prison which was damaged from the earthquake will be evacuated.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, Minister of Environment and Urbanization Murat Kurum and Health Minister Fahrettin Koca made a statement at the coordination center in the Elazig Governorship, following the 6.8 magnitude earthquake in the Sivrice district of Elazig.
Stating that 4 people in Malatya Doğanyol and 18 people in Elazığ have lost their lives, Soylu said there are no critical patients at the moment. SOylu stating that 39 citizens were rescued from the wreckages so far, said there are no one left waiting to be rescued in Doğanyol.
İçişleri Bakanı Soylu, Malatya Doğanyol'da 4, Elazığ'da ise 18 kişinin yaşamını yitirdiğini belirterek, şu anda ellerindeki temel veriler çerçevesinde hayati fonksiyonlarıyla ilgili tedirginlik yaşanabilecek bir hastanın olmadığını söyledi. Soylu, depremin olduğu ilk andan itibaren toplam 39 kişiyi göçük altından sağ olarak çıkarıldığını ifade ederek, Doğanyol'da göçük altında kimsenin kalmadığını dile getirdi.
'ADIYAMAN PRISON WILL BE EVACUATED'
Soylu said that due to the damage, it was decided that evacuating the Adıyaman prison will be wise.
'34 PEOPLE IN INTENSIVE CARE'
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca stated that 4 field hospitals and 48 tents are ready for installation in the earthquake region and said: "382 of 1031 people who applied to health institutions were injured. Of the 128 patients who were followed up at the service, 34 of them are undergoing intensive care."
Environment and Urbanization Minister Murat Kurum noted that they carried out damage assessment works on the superstructure with 184 teams consisting of 368 people.