2 tourists killed in quake from Turkey, Sweden

22 July, 2017, 01:02 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
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Firefighters and rescuers try to clean a road from the stones on the Greek island of Kos after powerful natural disaster struck Greek islands and Turkey's Aegean coast. "The light was swinging, banging on the ceiling, crockery falling out of the cupboards, and pans were making noise", Hackland, from the Scottish capital Edinburgh told the Associated Press. "It felt like being at a theme park with one of the illusions, an optical illusion where you feel like you're upside down".

Senior European Union and Pakistani officials have expressed their condolences to the people affected in Greece and Turkey by the Friday morning quake in the Aegean Sea.

Turkish authorities reported that slightly injured several people in Bodrum.

It caused extensive damage to Kos' historical centre.

"At about 1.30am, the room started shaking".

A partially destroyed building is seen after an natural disaster on the island of Kos, Greece.

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Authorities have not listed the nationalities of those seriously injured, but police officials involved in the operation said that one Norwegian national, one Turk, one Albanian and one Greek were included in the list of airlifted patients.

The U.S. Geological survey measured the quake as being of magnitude 6.7, with Greek and Turkish estimates a fraction lower.

The Athens-based Geodynamic Institute says a magnitude 4.3 quake has struck the area southeast of Greece's island of Crete.

Authorities have confirmed two deaths and say about 30 people are injured.

Two people died on the Greek island of Kos when the quake struck in the early hours of this morning.

Kos Mayor Giorgos Kyritsis told local state radio the main town sustained damage but the rest of the island appeared to have no problems.

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"We have had a very big quake ... and only the port and two very big buildings have really been affected by it, which is very important and shows the level of construction", he said.

(AP Photo/Michael Probst). A damaged structure sits on the ground after an quake in Kos on the island of Kos, Greece Friday, July 21, 2017.

Fire Service rescue chief Stephanos Kolokouris told state television that the two men had been identified but gave no further details.

The coast guard also announced the island's port was damaged in the quake and that a ferry en route there was not docking.

Norway's foreign ministry said a Norwegian man was seriously injured in Kos during the natural disaster and was flown to a hospital for treatment. The epicentre of the quake was very close to hugely popular Turkish and Greek holiday resorts on the Aegean Sea.

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