6 February 2023, Mon

Massive earthquake hits Turkey and Syria; several thousand killed; Acting Ameer condoles

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami’s Ameer and former MP Professor Mujibur Rahman has issued the following message of condolence on 6th February expressing deep shock as several thousand people were killed in the massive earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria today.

In the condolence message, Acting Ameer said that several thousand people were killed in a disastrous earthquake that shook a larger portion of Turkey and neighboring Syria today. Thousands of buildings have collapsed and hundreds of thousands of people are still believed to be trapped under rubble. On behalf of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and the people of Bangladesh, I am expressing deep shock and extending my condolence to the mournful people of Turkey and Syria, and the concerned governments.

I am praying for the departed souls who have been killed in this massive earthquake. I am also extending sympathy to their families and praying for the quick recovery of the injured. We are expecting that the people of Turkey and Syria will be able to overcome the shock and losses caused by the disastrous earthquake soon.