Turkish father buys Eid clothes, leaves them on the grave of his 8-year-old daughter killed in earthquake
22 Apr 2023
A combo image shows the Eid clothes on the grave of the 8-year-old girl in Turkey.
Gulf Today Report
Social media users have shared pictures of a little girl's dress on a grave in Turkey.
They said that the father of a child who died in the earthquake had placed it there.
The tweet read, “A father leaves the Eid clothes on the grave of his 8-year-old daughter whom he lost in the earthquake which hit south of Turkey in February.”
Photos shared on social media platforms mentioned that the Turkish man bought the Eid dress from a local market for his daughter.
The name of the man was not shared on Twitter. The social media users did not reveal the location and time of these photos, but they went viral.
On Feb. 6, a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, killing more than 50,000 people.
Families are still mourning the loved ones lost in the quake.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged to rebuild the country's southern region that was struck by powerful earthquakes on 6th February.
"Our aim is to restore our cities in the earthquake zone by handing over 319,000 residences and village houses to owners within a year," Erdogan said at a ground-breaking ceremony in quake-hit Elazig province.