MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Russia’s emergencies ministry said on Monday it has sent an airmobile hospital to help those hurt in the devastating earthquake in Turkey.
"Forty ministry’s specialists will offer highly-qualified medical assistance on its basis," the ministry told TASS.
The all-weather hospital can be deployed in 40 minutes and is capable of handling up to 100 patients.
A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hammered Turkey’s southeastern Kahramanmaras province on Monday morning, killing more than 1,650 and injuring more than 11,110 people there. More than 1,000 people have lost their lives and more than 2,400 have been injured in neighboring Syria. Another 7.7-magnitude earthquake shook Turkey later on Monday.