Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) has issued helpline numbers for Kashmiri Students studying in Turkey after a major earthquake hit the region today.
The association shared helpline numbers in a tweet: 9149500623, 6005493904, 6005682883, 6005590847, 7006028306
“These helpline nos. for students studying in different cities of Turkey after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck & hit southern Turkey, toppling buildings & triggering a frantic search for survivors in the rubble in cities & towns across the area,” the tweet further read.
The association said that it is coordinating with MEA officials, “Lieutenant Governors’ Office for assistance on a fast track basis. The Union Territory Government is in constant touch with Indian embassy in Turkey”.
It said that the necessary measures are being taken on immediate basis. “Their families are deeply concerned and worried about their safety back in Kashmir.”