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  • A A strong earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down in Turkey on setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas on nearby Greek island.

  • A magnitude of up to seven was recorded for the quake when it struck in the afternoon.

  • Early reports from the disaster emergency management presidency say that there have been several fatalities, with hundreds more injured.

  • In the Turkish tourist destination off Izmir, there were reports of people stuck in the rubble of collapsed buildings.

  • Some neighborhoods were deluged with surging sea water sweeping a flood of debris inland on leaving fish stranded as it receded.

  • Residents off the Greek island of Samos, which has a population of about 45,000, were urged to stay away from coastal areas.

  • Hi tidal wave warnings were in place across the area, with the vice mayor saying they'd never experienced anything like it.

A A strong earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down in Turkey on setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas on nearby Greek island.

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Fatalities after earthquake hits Turkey

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/31
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