Rescuers search a site in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, on October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters Rescuers search a site in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, on October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Rescuers search a site in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, on October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Earthquakes

Earthquake kills 25 in western Turkey and two people on Greek island of Samos

  • Much of the damage occurred in and around Turkey’s Aegean resort city of Izmir, which has 3 million residents and is filled with high-rise buildings
  • Felt in both Istanbul and Athens, it created a diplomatic opening for the historic rivals, with the Greek PM placing a rare call to Turkey to offer his support

Topic |   Earthquakes
Rescuers search a site in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, on October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters Rescuers search a site in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, on October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Rescuers search a site in the coastal province of Izmir, Turkey, on October 31, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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