Turkish military sets up air aid corridor to earthquake zone -ministry
Reuters | Ankara | Updated: 06-02-2023 14:34 IST | Created: 06-02-2023 14:30 IST
The Turkish armed forces have set up an air corridor to enable search and rescue teams to reach the zone affected by the major earthquake in southern Turkey, the country's defence ministry said on Monday.
"We mobilised our planes to send medical teams, search and rescue teams and their vehicles to the earthquake zone," the statement cited Defence Minister Hulusi Akar as saying.
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