NEWS CENTER - Prisoners in Elazığ and Malatya jails are said to be safe after the 6.8 earthquake last night.
The 6.8 magnitude earthquake with epicenter in Sivrice, Elazığ, caused many damages to buildings and took the life of at least 21 people, imjuring over a thousand.
MA spoke to TUAY-DER (Families of prisoners association) and confirmed that prisoners in both Elazığ and Malatya jails are well and that no damage has been reported to the buildings.
TUAY-DER members said relatives of the detainees were worried as no news was provided as to the state of the prisons. Today the association will go and meet with prisoners.