ANTAKYA/ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey has arrested 184 folks suspected of accountability for the collapse of buildings on this month’s earthquakes and investigations are widening, a minister mentioned on Saturday, as anger simmers over what many see as corrupt constructing practices.
In a single day, the dying toll from the earthquakes, probably the most highly effective of which struck in the dark on Feb. 6, rose to 44,128 in Turkey. That took the general variety of deaths in Turkey and neighboring Syria to greater than 50,000.
Greater than 160,000 buildings containing 520,000 residences collapsed or have been severely broken in Turkey by the catastrophe, the worst within the nation’s trendy historical past.
Carry on studying: Turkey widens probe into constructing collapses as quake toll exceeds 50,000