BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 8. Another group of the
Azerbaijani fast response forces of the Azerbaijani Ministry of
Emergency Situations is coming back from Türkiye, after conducting
search and rescue operations and partaking within the elimination of
the earthquake implications within the fraternal nation, Trend stories.
The plane with Azerbaijani rescuers has taken off from Adana
The rescuers on the Adana airport had been seen off by the top of
the Imamoglu district Mehmet Aksu, Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ayse
Sarac, consultant of the Turkish Disaster and Emergency
Management Agency (AFAD) Cumhur Ozkaptan, in addition to media and
The Turkish officers extremely appreciated the work of rescuers of
the fast response forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations
within the catastrophe zone, famous their excessive professionalism and nice
dedication in rescuing folks affected by the devastating
earthquake, offering them with medical and psychological
Besides, the officers thanked the Azerbaijani state and folks
for his or her help.
Earlier, two rescue groups from the Ministry of Emergency
Situations returned to Azerbaijan.
A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southeastern con Feb. 6, 2023.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of seven kilometers within the
Pazarcik area of Kahramanmaras Province. The provinces of Hatay,
Gaziantep, Kilis, Osmaniye, Malatya, Adiyaman, Sanliurfa,
Diyarbakir, Adana, and Kahramanmaras had been subjected to extreme
As a results of the earthquake that hit Türkiye, sturdy tremors
had been additionally felt in Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, and Cyprus. Since then,
Türkiye has been affected by earthquakes and aftershocks up
Following the directions of President Ilham Aliyev, the fast
response forces of Azerbaijan, consisting of 420 folks, had been despatched
to Türkiye on the identical day that the earthquake occurred.
On Feb. 8, one other group of rescuers together with 227 extra folks
went to the fraternal nation.