Turkey-Syria Earthquake Devastation

An Earthquake measuring at least 7.5 on the Richter scale has devastated parts of Turkey and Syria at dawn Damascus time.

At the time of writing, Turkey’s officials have announced over one thousand dead. 

Images emerging from he Aleppo area in Syria show particular devastation.

Buildings continue to collapse hours after the quake and there are numerous reports of families calling for help from under the rubble.