Seven people were killed in Turkey earthquake

Image: portal of the mayor and government of Moscow/Denis Grishkin

Seven people were killed in the earthquake in Eastern Turkey near the border with Iran. This was announced by the Minister of internal Affairs of Turkey, Suleyman Soylu, the TV channel “Haber Turk”.

“After the earthquake in Iran, seven of our citizens were killed in (the province – Approx. ed.) by van. Among them four children and three adults,” said Soylu.

an Earthquake measuring 5.7 points occurred in the border area between Iran and Turkey at 08:52 Moscow time. The epicenter of the natural phenomenon was at a depth of five kilometers.

Earlier it was reported that a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in the Elazig and Malatya provinces. As a result of natural disasters have destroyed 30 buildings, dozens of buildings were badly damaged.

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