Ankara, Oct 25(ANI): The death toll in the earthquake-hit Van province in Turkey has increased to 366, the country’s Disaster and Emergency Administration has said.
The number of the injured is believed to be around 1,301, Xinhua reports.
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake had hit Van province on Sunday afternoon due to which hundreds of buildings collapsed or were severely damaged.
Turkey has so far refused assistance from other countries, saying that foreign aid is not currently needed.
The government says that it has deployed over 2,300 search and rescue workers. (ANI)