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The State Emergency Service has sent a team of rescuers from the Mobile Rapid Response Rescue Center, firefighters, medics, and canine units from the Interregional Rapid Response Center to Turkey to assist in alleviating the aftermath of the powerful earthquake in the country.

The State Emergency Service announced this in a statement, the CFTS portal reports.

In total, the State Emergency Service sent 87 personnel, 18 pieces of equipment, and 10 search-and-rescue dogs to Turkey to help alleviate the aftermath of the earthquake.

The team is equipped with Starlink satellite terminals, drones, machinery, and all the equipment necessary for performing search-and-rescue operations.

The Ukrainian rescuers left for Turkey on two planes (one An-26 and one An-32) on 7 February.