View Full Version : Earthquake in Turquia

23-10-11, 01:37 PM
The earthquake of 7.2 magnitude that struck eastern Turkey today has caused an undetermined number of deaths, according to the Government of the country.

Speaking to NTV, the district mayor ercise, Zulfikar Arapoglu, said there are "many casualties" and called for urgent help.

The mayor of the city of Van, Bekir Kaya, appealed to maintain "cold blood" after the panic would spread among the population and many streets were jammed by residents trying to flee the area, making it difficult to arrival of ambulances.

Kaya recognized that "several buildings" have collapsed in the provincial capital

There is still little information