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Pakistan ‘extraordinarily anguished’ by earthquake in Turkey



Pakistan 'extremely anguished' by earthquake in Turkey

Pakistan expressed its deep anguish over the earthquake in Turkey that has reportedly killed 4 folks and injured greater than 100 folks.

“Extremely anguished by news of earthquake in Izmir, #Turkey, and people reportedly trapped in demolished buildings. Like always, people of #Pakistan are in strong solidarity with their Turkish brethren. Our best wishes and prayers!” learn a tweet by the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.

The earthquake rocked Turkey and Greece off the previous’s Aegean coast north of the Greek island of Samos.

This was revealed by the US Geological Survey (USGS) which added that tremors had been felt as far-off as Istanbul and Athens.

The epicentre has been recognized some 17 km (11 miles) off the coast of the Izmir province, at a depth of 16 km, stated Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD). The U.S. Geological Survey stated the depth was 10 km and that the epicentre was 33.5 km off Turkey’s coast.

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