Buried rupture earthquakes
Around 3,500 children lost one or both of their parents in the powerful Feb. 6 quakes that heavily jolted southern Türkiye, leaving thousands of people dead and homeless, according to reports by local media.
As per a report by the daily Hürriyet, the twin quakes left over 50,000 people dead and 3,500 children orphaned.
The victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan on Wednesday night increased to at least 920, said the deputy minister in charge of disaster management, AFP reported.
"According to the information we have so far, at least 920 people have been killed and 600 injured," Sharafuddin Muslim told a news conference in Kabul.
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Bosnia late on April 22, killing one person and injuring several others, local media reports said.
A 28-year-old woman who was injured when a rock fell on her house in the town of Stolac, near Mostar, died in hospital, a medical source quoted by media said. Several others were lightly injured, including members of the victim's family.