Christian Atsu was discovered lifeless within the Turkey earthquake rubble© AFP
The physique of former Ghana worldwide Christian Atsu has been discovered after an enormous earthquake in Turkey, native media reported Saturday, quoting his supervisor. Atsu, 31, was caught up in a 7.8-magnitude quake that rocked Turkey and Syria on February 6, killing greater than 43,000 folks in each international locations. There have been preliminary studies he had been rescued a day after the quake, however these turned out to be false. His supervisor in Turkey, Murat Uzunmehmet, advised DHA information company on Saturday that his physique had been discovered beneath the rubble within the Turkish southern province of Hatay. “We have now reached his lifeless physique. His belongings are nonetheless being eliminated. His cellphone was additionally discovered,” Uzunmehmet advised DHA.
Midfielder Atsu spent 4 seasons at Chelsea earlier than a everlasting switch to Newcastle in 2017. He signed in September for Turkish Tremendous Lig facet Hatayspor.
Search and rescue employees discovered Atsu’s physique the place he was staying at Ronesans Residence, a block of high-rise luxurious flats that toppled over in Antakya metropolis in Hatay.
Turkish police arrested the constructing’s contractor at Istanbul airport final week as he gave the impression to be heading to Montenegro, in accordance with state information company Anadolu.
(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
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