News   /   Turkey

Quake injures 39 in southeast Turkey

This image purportedly shows relief workers for the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) operating at an unknown quake-hit location. (File photo)

An earthquake struck Turkey's southeastern province of Adiyaman early on Tuesday, injuring 39 people and causing damage to buildings, state-run Anadolu news agency said.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake, which struck at 0034 GMT, had a magnitude of 5.2 and occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Images posted on social media showed serious damage to numerous  houses.

The quake was followed by eight small aftershocks, Anadolu said. Elementary and high schools closed for the day, other local media said.

(Source :Reuters)

Press TV’s website can also be accessed at the following alternate addresses:

Press TV News Roku