Death toll of earthquake in Turkey grows to 76

Published : 02 Nov 2020, 14:48

Sahos Desk

The death toll of the earthquake that happened in Turkey’s Izmir increased to 76, the Turkish emergency Directorate reported Monday.

“A total of 76 our citizens have died; 743 people out of 962 injured have been released, 219 people remain in hospitals,” the Directorate said.

Previously, the Directorate reported 73 deaths.

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake was registered at sea, 19 km northwest of Samos Island. Underground shocks collapsed at least 20 houses in Izmir; some damage has also been caused to the Greek city of Neon Karlovasi.


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