Johanna Carolina Millán Velandia was a tour guide and was in Turkey when the earthquakes shook the country.
Bogotá Colombian Johanna Carolina Millan Velandia, who worked as a tourist guide and went missing in Turkey after earthquakes struck that country and neighboring Syria, has been found dead, Colombia’s foreign ministry said in a statement.
“After an intensive search, the authorities have confirmed the discovery of the Colombian Johanna Carolina Millan Velandia, who unfortunately died as a result of the earthquakes that affected this country,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, expressing condolences.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports that after an intensive search, the authorities have confirmed the discovery of the Colombian Johanna Carolina Millan Velandia, who unfortunately died as a result of the earthquakes that affected this country.https://t.co/Apg3JVV1Jc pic.twitter.com/ocA1AHi6p8
– Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia (@CancilleriaCol) February 9, 2023
Millan was a tour guide and was married to a Turkish national who also did the same, and with whom the Colombian embassy in the country was in “constant contact” to provide “full support in this painful situation.”
This Wednesday, the Colombian government announced that it is looking for a Colombian woman who was on a business trip to the city of Adiyaman, from where, according to information gathered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the woman left alive.
She is currently the only person of Colombian nationality reported by Colombia as a victim after the violent earthquake that shook the two countries last Monday.
????Fix the death of a Colombian due to the earthquake in Turkey
????️ The woman, identified as Johanna Carolina Millan Velandia, worked as a guide in this country.
— Agency for Investigative Journalism (@Agencia_API) February 9, 2023
The death toll from the 7.8 and 7.5 magnitude earthquakes that hit the country now exceeds 11,200 (8,574 in Turkey and 2,662 in Syria).
Author: EFE agency
Source: Prime Ahora