Turkish Brigade From Northern Cyprus Deployed to Assist Aid Efforts in Earthquake-Affected Adiyaman

A Turkish brigade based in Northern Cyprus was deployed to assist aid efforts in the earthquake-struck city of Adiyaman, in Turkey’s south, defence officials said on Tuesday, February 14.

Footage released by Turkey’s Ministry of National Defense shows soldiers attending an aid distribution center in Adiyaman. The ministry said the brigade had been there since the day the catastrophic earthquake struck last week.

The combined Syrian and Turkish death toll from the earthquake exceeded 40,000 on Tuesday. Credit: Ministry of National Defense via Storyful