ISTANBUL: At least six people were killed and over 200 other injured when an strong earthquake of magnitude of up to 7.0 struck the Aegean Sea region of Turkey on Friday.
Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency put the magnitude of the earthquake at 6.6.
People flooded to the streets in the coastal city of Izmir after the earthquake. Several other people also trapped in the debris.
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said six buildings had collapsed in two districts of the coastal city of Izmir.
The earthquake jolts also felt in Greece.