The death toll has continued to rise rapidly following a strong earthquake which rocked southern Turkey and northern Syria in the early hours of Monday morning.
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Speaking at a briefing, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that according to updated figures, 912 people had been confirmed dead while over 5,300 people had been injured. Erdogan said that the priority at this stage was the ongoing search and rescue operation.
Health officials in Syria say the death toll has risen to more than 230 there.
"The earthquake toll rose to 237 killed and 639 injured," Ahmed Damiriyye, an aide to Syria's health minister, said on Syrian state television.
The European Union said it was sending rescue teams to Turkey after the stricken country requested EU assistance.
President Emmanuel Macron said France stood ready to provide emergency aid to Turkey and Syria.
"The UK stands ready to help in whatever way we can," British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak tweeted, saying his thoughts were with the people of Turkey and Syria.
President Vladimir Putin sent messages to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan, conveying Russia's condolences and offering aid.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that his war-torn country was "ready to provide the necessary assistance to overcome the consequences of the disaster."
Spain is sending drones and a contingent from its Emergency Military Unit, a branch of the armed forces responsible for providing disaster relief, to Turkey, Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said in a tweet.
Iran is ready to provide "immediate relief aid to these two friendly nations", President Ebrahim Raisi said, offering condolences on the "heartbreaking incident".
Poland is sending to Turkey a search and rescue group of 76 firemen and eight rescue dogs, Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski announced.
The Czech fire service said it was sending a 68-member urban search and rescue team to Turkey.
Swiss President Alain Berset said the country stood ready to provide emergency relief after the "tragic" incident. ■