After The Quake In Turkey, Two Ugandan Women Went Missing

After the quake in Turkey, two Ugandan women went missing. At least 19,700 people have died after an earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria on Monday. Two Ugandan ladies are still missing after their apartment building fell in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir.

Uganda’s ambassador to Turkish, Nusura Tiperu, stated in a statement that the identity of the two ladies is now unknown.

After The Quake In Turkey, Two Ugandan Women Went Missing

Two other ladies from Uganda who managed to make it through the war also resided in the same house.

Turkish officials rescued a second Ugandan yesterday from his fallen apartment in Malatya. A former teacher and model, Karara Ashraf attended Inonu University and graduated with a degree in education.

The state hospital in Malatya, named after Yesilyurt Hasan Malik, is presently caring for him.

There are now three additional Ugandans hiding out in vehicles in the city of Gaziantep. It has been reported that a fourth has fled to another town.

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According to Uganda’s Minister Of State for Foreign Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem, many Ugandans wait to register with their embassy when they go overseas. Still, he reckons that as many as 6,000 are in the nation.

Izmir, Antalya, Konya, Istanbul, and Ankara are the cities where most people claim to reside because of their relative safety.

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