At least one person was killed and nine were injured
In the East of Turkey in the province of bingöl earthquake by force 5,7 points. Killing at least one person.
According to the Department of emergency situations of Turkey (AFAD), another nine people were injured. Among them – one child. The quake was recorded Sunday evening, June 14.
It is noted that as a result of aftershocks damaged dozens of houses and administrative buildings. Thus, in the region where the earthquake collapsed observation tower with two guards. One of them later died.
Also in various villages of the area were also wounded 8 people. Lifeguards, emergency medical unit and helicopter air ambulance was sent to the disaster area. For temporary shelter for local residents handed over 550 tents.
Earthquakes for Turkey are not uncommon. The strongest (7.4 points) occurred in August 1999 – then killed about 18,000 people.