DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A storm in central Syria on Wednesday collapsed constructing partitions in two villages, killing 4 individuals, together with two youngsters, a pro-government radio station reported.
The heavy winds pressured Syrian authorities to shut all ports on the Mediterranean Sea whereas within the war-torn nation’s rebel-held northwest, dozens of tents collapsed in settlements housing individuals displaced by Syria’s 12-year battle.
Together with collapsing partitions, falling rocks and bushes additionally injured a number of individuals within the northwest, stated the opposition’s Syrian Civil Protection, also called White Helmets.
Sham FM radio station quoted Dr. Saleem Khallouf, the pinnacle of the Nationwide Hospital within the central metropolis of Hama, as saying the 4 fatalities occurred within the villages of Morek and Jibreen. He stated the injured have been being handled on the native hospital.
Tons of of buildings and houses collapsed within the Feb. 6 earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria, killing greater than 50,000 individuals, together with greater than 6,000 in Syria.