More Than 50,000 Dead After Turkey, Syria Earthquake

The combined death toll between Turkey and Syria after the February 6 earthquake surpassed 50,000 people.

From Reuters:

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the death toll in Turkey due to earthquakes rose to 44,218 on Friday night.

With Syria's latest announced death toll of 5,914, the combined death toll in the two countries rose to above 50,000.