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More Russian humanitarian aid arrives in Syria

According to the company, the cargo included groceries, basic necessities, blankets, pillows and personal care items, as well as shipments previously made from Russia.

To date, alongside the rescue and medical brigades Moscow has deployed to Syria, along with the support of military units stationed in the Arab country, Russia has delivered a total of 336 tons of relief supplies to Damascus during its humanitarian operation.

On February 6, two earthquakes measuring 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude shook Kahramanmaras province, southeast of Türkiye. The tremors, followed by hundreds of aftershocks, were felt in 10 provinces in the country and neighboring states, which hit Syria hardest.

This natural disaster left more than 40,000 dead and more than 105,000 injured in Türkiye. The Syrian Ministry of Health, in turn, reported that the number of casualties in the Damascus-controlled areas totaled 3,513 and another 7,396 people were hospitalized.