The number of deaths in Türkiye rose to 31643, and 4,500 in Syria on Monday, 13 Feb. 2023.

Iran PressAsia: The death toll from the earthquake that hit Türkiye and Syria climbed to more than 36,000 on Monday, with the United Nations warning that the final number may double.

The quakes have killed at least 31,643 people in Türkiye as of Monday, and more than 4,500 in Syria.

Meanwhile, Turkish authorities have issued more than 100 arrest warrants over collapsed buildings. State media reported that at least 12 people were in custody, including contractors, architects, and engineers connected to some of the tens of thousands of buildings destroyed or seriously damaged in Monday’s 7.8- and 7.6-magnitude quakes.

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