‘Weather preventing rescue of two missing Jordanians in Turkey’

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AMMAN — The uncle of two Jordanian brothers who have been missing since the first earthquake hit Turkey on Monday morning said that harsh weather conditions have prevented rescue teams from reaching the damaged residential building where the brothers live in Antakya.اضافة اعلان

No updates have been received regarding the ongoing search for the two men, Muhannad and Ashraf Al-Tarawneh, their uncle said in an exclusive interview with Khaberni on Wednesday.

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed us that it is in continuous follow-up with the Turkish side around the clock, and the removal of rubble will take place in the coming hours," he said.

Foreign Ministry follow-upOn Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Sinan Majali confirmed that the ministry has not received any new information regarding two Jordanian brothers in the Turkish city of Antakya, Khaberni reported.

Majali said that preliminary information shows that the building in which the Tarawneh brothers live was damaged by one of the earthquakes on Monday.

The ministry is maintaining continuous contact with the Turkish authorities around the clock regarding the case, he added.

Majali called on citizens who are traveling to register their data and contact numbers with the Jordanian embassies in foreign countries.

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