Strong tremors were felt on Friday along the Turkish and Greece border. The intensity on the Richter scale is measured at 7.0. The earthquake has been knocked out by a tsunami in Greece. The earthquake has caused great havoc in Turkey. Buildings have collapsed in many places in Izmir.
In Turkey, 6 people have died, while more than 200 people are injured. Unfortunately, six of our citizens lost their lives in the earthquake,” Turkish Health Minister Fahtrin Coca said. Buildings have collapsed in turkey’s coastal city of Izmir. According to Turkish media, the governor of Izmir said 70 people have been rescued.
Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu said on Twitter that so far, we have received information about six demolished buildings. He said the earthquake has caused damage to buildings in Bornova and Berakli. He said several teams are working in different cities for rescue and relief operations.
Another one from Izmir, Seferihisar after the earthquake. Water from Aegean Sea floods
— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) October 30, 2020
Turkish journalist Mohsin Mughal said 6 people were still reported dead. More than 200 people have been injured. 20 buildings have collapsed. Relief and rescue operations are underway. He said relief and rescue operations are being hampered due to rain. So far 70 people have been rescued from where the building collapsed.