Powerful earthquake hits Turkey; 25 dead


IZMIR: A powerful earthquake of 6.6 magnitude hit Turkey on Friday, killing at least 25 and injuring over 800.

According to reports, 6.6 magnitude of earthquake hit Izmir, Aydin and other provinces. The tremors were also felt in Greece.

The epicentre of the tremors was in Aegian sea at a depth of 16.5 kilometers.

Streets in Aegean city of Izmir flooded with water after water level rises in the sea following the earthquake.

Several buildings have been collapsed in Izmir. People came out of their homes as the tremors rocked Izmir.