11 Syrian family members die in Turkey earthquake

Family to receive condolences in Jordan, says relative

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AMMAN — A family of 11 Syrian nationals died in the earthquake that struck Turkey on Monday. The family members were killed as a result of the building collapse caused by the quake, local media outlets reported.اضافة اعلان

According to Mohamed Mahameed, a relative of the victims, the deceased include adults and young adults ranging in age from 7 to 64 years old.

ServicesMahameed stated that people will be able to offer their condolences to the family members in Jordan, through a funeral service held in Ramtha for men and Irbid for women.

The services will begin Wednesday afternoon.

The death toll from the earthquake, which had a magnitude of 7.7 and was followed by another 7.6 magnitude quake, has now risen to over 9,858 in both Turkey and Syria. The disaster has caused significant loss of life and property damage in both nations.

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