805 deaths, 142,000 quake-affected people in Lattakia Province-Governor

Lattakia, SANA- The search for victims in all locations in Lattakia Province has finished, while the rubble removal process is ongoing, Lattakia Governor, Eng. Amer Hilal affirmed.

“The number of those affected by the earthquake exceeds 142,000 citizens, and the number of earthquake victims in the province amounted to 805 deaths and 1,131 injures, with 103 buildings completely demolished, and 247 buildings in danger of falling,” Governor Hilal said in a statement to SANA reporter.

The Governor added that the governorate opened 47 shelter centers at the province level, and that the distribution of aid to those affected began from the first day of the earthquake disaster.

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