The Saudi Foreign Ministry expresses its regret for the death and injury of dozens as a result of the earthquake in Turkey

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Today, Friday, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its “deep pain and sorrow” for the death and injury of dozens in the Turkish Izmir as a result of the earthquake that occurred this afternoon, which resulted in at least 6 deaths.

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Dead and wounded in an earthquake that struck western Turkey

The Saudi Foreign Ministry said in a statement, “The Kingdom expresses its deep pain and regret for the death and injury of dozens in Turkish Izmir as a result of the earthquake that struck the Aegean Sea in western Turkey.”

The Turkish authorities announced that 6 people were killed and 202 others were injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake that struck Izmir, western Turkey.

According to the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, “AFAD”, the earthquake killed 6 people and injured 202 others, according to preliminary information.

AFAD confirmed that searches are continuing in all cities affected by the earthquake, while the armed forces are carrying out aerial surveys.

So far, according to AFAD, about 70 people have been rescued from the rubble in the state.

The Turkish Seismological Authority reported that it had recorded at least 21 aftershocks, while the Greek authorities confirmed that the earthquake was felt in Greece as well.

Source: “Anatolia” + agencies





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