A deadly Earthquake which lasted for about 30 Seconds struck on the Aegean island of Samos (Western Turkey), causing a mini-tsunami in the area.
Oyogist.com learned that atleast 24 people were Confirmed dead and nearly 800 injured after the quake hit the coastal province of Izmir.
Also in Greece, two teenagers – a boy and a girl – were killed on the island of Samos when a building collapsed on top of them.
“Words fail when children are lost. In these difficult hours, our thoughts turn to their families and Samos experiencing unbearable pain,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.
It was further observed that the wreckage of multiple-story buildings in the city’s centre could be seen with people climbing out to escape. Smoke rose into the sky in several areas.