Turkey's earthquake death toll rose to 45,968 -interior minister

FILE PHOTO: Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu speaks during a news conference in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Saturday that the death toll in Turkey from last month's massive earthquakes has to 45,968.

Speaking in the southern city of Antakya devastated by the earthquakes, Soylu said 4,267 of the people killed in Turkey were Syrian citizens.

(Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun, Editing by Louise Heavens)