The death toll from Turkey’s earthquake has risen to thirty-eight, the authorities said in a statement.
The Turkish government has since deployed more than 4000 rescue workers to comb through debris.
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey killing dozens. Health authorities said more than 1600 people were injured with thirteen still in intensive care.
Three bodies were recently discovered in a collapsed a four-storey building in Elazig province and nearby Malatya. Two people are reported missing and are yet to be located.
Rescue operations were hampered by freezing temperatures