The Nizami Ganjavi International Center in Azerbaijan has dispatched humanitarian assistance to those affected by the deadly earthquake in Türkiye, according to the Center.

The aid intended for shipment to Turkey was transferred to a collection point in Baku.

At least 12,873 people were killed and 62,937 others injured after two strong earthquakes jolted southern Türkiye on Monday, the country’s disaster agency said on Thursday.

The magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 earthquakes, centered in the Kahramanmaras province, were felt across 10 provinces.

More than 13 million people have been affected in Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanliurfa.

Several countries in the region, including Syria and Lebanon, felt the strong tremors that struck Türkiye in the space of less than 10 hours.

More than 113,200 search and rescue personnel are currently conducting operations in the field, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said in a statement.