At least 8 killed, scores injured in Turkey, Greece earthquake


KARACHI (ENNS/MD) At least eight people have died in total across Turkey and Greece after an earthquake struck the Aegean Sea near both countries.

Six people died in Turkey, and another 257 people have been injured in the country. Rescue operations are underway, and some people have been evacuated from their homes.
In Greece’s island of Samos, two teenagers died, Greece’s Civil Protection Ministry confirmed to media. Their bodies have been recovered from the rubble.
Buildings have been damaged in both nations, and some Turkish coastal towns have been flooded.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to offer condolences after an earthquake hit both countries on Friday.
Greece and Turkey have clashed in the last few months over tensions in the eastern Mediterranean but both nations suffered damage in the quake.

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