Before and after: drone footage shows extent of devastation in quakes-hit Turkey

Drone footage of Hatay province in southern Turkey and the city of Kahramanmaraş has revealed the extent of devastation from the two powerful earthquakes that struck the country last week.

Thousands of buildings in the region collapsed. The magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 quakes were centered in Kahramanmaraş and struck 10 other provinces – Adana, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır, Hatay, Gaziantep, Malatya, Kilis, Osmaniye, Elâzığ and Şanlıurfa. More than 13 million people have been affected by the devastating quakes. Several countries in the region, including Syria and Lebanon, also felt the strong tremors that struck Turkey in the space of less than 10 hours.