World Bulletin / News Desk
Emergency squad of Turkish charity organization Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) will be visiting the quake-flattened Iranian villages on Monday.
According to a statement released on Monday from IHH that emergency squad's search-rescue still continues.
In the statement, they express that the team of IHH reached the city of Tabriz just a few hours after twin earthquakes and joined Iranian Red Crescent for rescue searches.
According to the statement that Iranian Red Crescent had stopped most of the search-rescue after the distribution of tents and food aid and released, "Turkish charity IHH will continue its works in the area according to its report. In case Iranians need further help, there is a supply emergency squad team waiting on hold."
According to the initial reports, more than 250 people lost their lives, nearly 2500 people were wounded and 16 thousand people were left homeless in twin earthquakes which shook Iran on August 11. IHH states that in both earthquakes, half of the 600 villages in the region were damaged and 12 villages were demolished.
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