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Tragic death toll, constantly growing

The devastation of the earthquake in Turkey: the images of 2018 compared with today's desolation

Drone footage shows, before and after, the areas affected by the devastating earthquake and subsequent earthquake swarm



In the province of Hatay the devastation of the earthquake is impressive, especially looking at these images shot in 2018 compared with the filming of the same places made in recent days. Urban areas full of housing, "life" and shops, are now piles of rubble. Many buildings have collapsed, facades damaged and the trail of deaths is worrying and growing by the hour. Although it is still early to talk about reconstruction, the Ankara government has estimated 50 billion dollars. An inadequate figure according to some local business groups, according to which the restoration of the damage would amount to about 80 billion dollars.