Two killed on Kos after quake hits off Turkey coast

Two killed on Kos after quake hits off Turkey coast”

Buildings with damage included the old mosque and a 14th-century fortress at the entrance to the main port.

Minor damage - cracks in buildings, smashed windows and trashed shops - appeared widespread, according to city officials.

A magnitude 6.7 quake is considered strong and is capable of causing considerable damage, but the effects of this one would have been dampened by seas.

Island mayor Giorgos Kyritsis has also confirmed to the Athens News Agency that two people lost their lives after a roof collapsed on them in a pub.

A powerful natural disaster measuring a magnitude of 6.7 has struck off the Turkish coast, triggering a tsunami in the Mediterranean.

The fire department separately said three injured people had been rescued from rubble on Kos.

It struck on Thursday night with an epicentre approximately 6.4 miles (10.3km) south of Bodrum, Turkey and 10 miles (16.2km) east of Kos.

According to Turkish disaster officials, the quake had a magnitude of 6.3, and more than 20 aftershocks have been recorded.

In Bitez, a resort town about 6 kilometres west of Bodrum, the quake sent frightened residents running into the streets.

Esengul Civelek, the governor of Mugla, said initial reports showed there was no major damage but a small number of people had suffered minor injuries.

Greece and Turkey lie in an especially earthquake-prone zone and have felt several tremors in recent weeks.

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