Strong earthquake strikes eastern Turkey, four dead

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A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing four people and damaging buildings near the epicentre of the tremor, which was also felt in several neighbouring countries.

The quake had a magnitude of 6.9 and occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said four people were killed in what he described as a serious earthquake – two in the eastern province of Elazig and two more in the neighbouring province of Malatya.

The quake’s epicentre was in Elazig province,...


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Strong earthquake strikes eastern Turkey, four dead


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