9-year-old donates piggy financial institution cash to Turkey’s earthquake reduction fund2 min read
Early Monday morning, a 7.7 magnitude quake struck southern Türkiye’s Kahramanmaras province, then about 9 hours later, a 7.6 magnitude quake hit the identical area.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Feb 7, 2023 21:46 IST
The boy wrote a shifting letter for the earthquake survivors (Photo: TRT World)
By India Today Web Desk: A boy in Turkey has donated his pocket cash to reduction efforts amid Monday’s devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. The 9-year-old survived an earthquake final yr.
Alparslan Efe Demir was compelled to stay in a tent after a 5.9 earthquake hit Turkey’s northwestern Duzce province in November. Demir was heartbroken as he noticed footage of destruction on tv.
The boy, upset by the sufferings of 1000’s, instructed his mom, Sinem Demir, that he wished to donate his piggy financial institution cash to reduction funds.
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The boy and his mom then visited the Duzce department of the Turkish Red Crescent and handed over the cash to the authorities.
He even wrote a letter for the earthquake survivors.
“I was very scared when there was an earthquake in Duzce. I had the same fear when I heard about the earthquake in many of our cities. That is why I decided to send the pocket money given by my elders to the children there,” he stated.
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“It is okay if I do not buy chocolate here. Children there should not be cold or hungry. I will send my clothes and toys to the children there,” he wrote.
Early Monday morning, a 7.7 magnitude quake struck southern TÃ¼rkiye’s Kahramanmaras province, then about 9 hours later, a 7.6 magnitude quake hit the identical area.
Thousands have been killed and a number of other extra have been injured in Turkey’s 10 provinces. The earthquake was additionally felt in a number of international locations within the area, together with Syria and Lebanon. In Syria, too, 1000’s have been killed and a whole lot injured.
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Feb 7, 2023