In Pictures: Nobody comes to rescue us!

Sanliurfa came across flooding in the morning on the 15th of March after the earthquake on the 6th of February. At first, Tiktok videos and sharing on social media showed the world how it is big. Official sources piled up one by one the number of deaths and towards evening this number passed ten. Photo: […]

In Pictures: Nobody comes to rescue us!
In Pictures: Nobody comes to rescue us!
  • Yayınlanma16 March 2023 07:33
  • Güncelleme11 April 2023 10:58

Sanliurfa came across flooding in the morning on the 15th of March after the earthquake on the 6th of February. At first, Tiktok videos and sharing on social media showed the world how it is big. Official sources piled up one by one the number of deaths and towards evening this number passed ten.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

Flood in the center of Sanliurfa took trees, people, and cars with itself, and one slipper on the pile of water.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

Flood threw out the hospital registration documents and they didn’t let us for taking photos and videos.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

Children were staying around their house, with fear and wishing for playing.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

One of the children drained the water from the house and spilled it on the street.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

Most of the victims of the flooding were Eyubi and Halili that both of them is in the center of the Sanliurfa.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

The victims of the flooding were Arabics, Kurdish, and Turkish. Some of them with a political stance said we consent with the government and add disaster is big but this case is normal.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

Also, some of them say that it is evening, and there is neither electricity nor a lighthouse. We have been calling since morning but nobody comes to rescue us, we are in the darkness.

Photo: Omer Faruk Baran – BotanTimes / Sanliurfa

Photo and text: Omer Faruk Baran, Sanliurfa

Editor: Murat Bayram, Diyarbakir

Translated by Yonca Sarsilmaz