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Four dead as earthquake strikes Turkey and parts of Greece

Four people have died following a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey’s western coast and parts of Greece.

According to the Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, 120 people were also injured following the incident.

Two teenagers, aged 15 and 17, were also killed on the Greek island of Samos when the wall of a building collapsed in the town of Vathy.

The earthquake lead to the collapse of six buildings in two districts of the Izmir province according to Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.

With a magnitude ranging from 6.6 and 7.0, according to two separate surveys, the earthquake caused no further casualties in the six other provinces were the earthquake was felt.


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