📩 31/10/2020 10:27
After the earthquake that shook İzmir, Seyit Torun, Deputy Chairman of the CHP, came to the city and made observations. Making a statement with President Soyer, Torun said, “The building is killing, not the earthquake. Unfortunately, buildings that were not resistant to earthquakes collapsed, ”he said. CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is expected to come to the city tomorrow.
According to the Kandilli Observatory, after the Aegean earthquake with a magnitude of 6,9, the Republican People's Party (CHP) Deputy Chairman for Local Governments Seyit Torun and CHP Secretary General Selin Sayek Böke, Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerHe went to the wreckage area with him. Seyit Torun, who conveyed his wishes to the people of Izmir to get well soon, said, "We wish a speedy recovery to our wounded, and we wish God's mercy on those who lost their lives." Torun said that it was the buildings that killed, not the earthquake, and continued: “Unfortunately, buildings that are not resistant to earthquakes have collapsed. We hope this is the end now. Decisions about earthquakes need to be taken now. Our Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor also said, "What is your biggest project," prepared for the earthquake and strengthened the buildings. Our Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor also uses the same expressions. Now we all have to see this truth. I hope this will be a lesson to us before it causes more loss of life and we will take our steps faster.”
Kılıçdaroğlu will be in İzmir tomorrow
Grandson emphasized the importance of solidarity and stated that rescue and logistics teams of municipalities set out from Istanbul, Ankara, Aydın, Muğla, Tekirdağ, Hatay, Antalya, Mersin and Adana. Stating that solidarity will continue, Torun said, “Tomorrow, our Honorable President Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will be in İzmir. At the same time, they will attend the funerals, ”he concluded.
There are 19 buildings in ruins
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer most of the destruction Bayraklı“We have 19 buildings in ruins. So far, 24 of our citizens have passed away. We have around 800 injured. We are concerned about the increase in the number of deaths, but our teams, AFAD teams, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality teams and many outside support teams continue their work. We thank all the friends on duty. We wish immediate recovery to our injured. We wish our condolences to the relatives of those we have lost, ”he said.
Do not enter damaged buildings
The President, who asked the citizens whose buildings were damaged in the earthquake, not to spend this evening at home Tunç Soyer“We continue to work to meet the needs of citizens for tents, food supplies and mobile toilets in parks. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is on duty with all its departments. The Citizens' Communication Center is on duty 24 hours a day to meet the demands of citizens.
President Soyer, especially for search and rescue teams to work comfortably Bayraklı Emphasizing the need to ease the traffic flow in the region, he said: “Delays cost human life. That's why we made public transportation free of charge. Transportation in this region should not be blocked. "
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyeralso visited the citizens who spent the night in Kültürpark and supported them.