Sunday, 20 Oct 2019

Strong Earthquake Shakes Istanbul, Reports of Injuries and Damage

Istanbul, A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday, sparking panic across the city, causing several strong aftershocks, minor injuries and building evacuations.

According to dpa, initial reports showed 8 people were slightly injured and some buildings sustained minor damage.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred at a depth of 6.9 kilometers in the Marmara Sea, off the Silivri district on Istanbul's European side.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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