Seven people died in Turkey after earthquake near Iran border

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Seven people died while others were trapped under collapsed buildings the Turkish interior minister said on Sunday after an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the Turkey-Iran border region earlier in the day.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the quake had a depth of 5 kilometres. Turkish public broadcaster TRT World said it affected about 43 villages in Turkey, which has a history of powerful earthquakes.

“Our rescue teams have been dispatched to the area. So far, we had no reports of damage or fatalities in the area,...


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Seven people died in Turkey after earthquake near Iran border


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