Defense Ministry mobilizes all units to provide aid to people affected by earthquake

Damascus, SANA- Defense Ministry announced the mobilization of all its units, formations, and institutions in all provinces to provide immediate aid and urgent assistance to the people affected by the earthquake.

“The Ministry of Defense mobilizes all its units, formations and institutions in all the provinces to provide immediate help and urgent assistance to the people affected by the earthquake, carry out search and rescue work for people trapped under the rubble, treat the wounded and remove traces of destruction,” the ministry said in a statement on Monday.

According to the Ministry of Health, the number of victims in Syria from the earthquake increased to 237 and the number of injuries rose to 639, most of them were reported in Lattakia, Aleppo, Hama and Tartous.

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