Magnitude 5.9 earthquake injures dozens of people in Turkey

a year ago 23/11/2022
  • Ankara: A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck western Turkey near the town of Duzce on Wednesday, injuring at least 55 people, authorities said.

    The injured were treated in hospitals in Duzce and nearby regions, some sustained injuries, Xinhua news agency quoted Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu as saying to Turkish channel NTV, adding that one person was seriously hurt after jumping from a balcony out of panic.

    The powerful quake, which occurred at a depth of 6.81 km, w... [see source for more information]