Buildings collapsed in Izmir Province (western Turkey) as a result of an earthquake that took place in the Aegean Sea, NTV reported, citing the local authorities, according to TASS.
According to information, ten buildings were destroyed in the Bayrakli district of Izmir. There is also devastation in the Bornova district of Izmir. It has also been reported that certain buildings of Kusadas, which is within 100 km from Izmir.
There are no reports on victims or injured at this moment. Turkey’s Minister of Internal Affairs Suleyman Soylu informed that at least six buildings have been destroyed.
At the same time, Governor of Izmir Tunc Soyer announced the collapse of at least 20 buildings. Based on information provided by NTV, the residents of Izmir are participating in the efforts to bring people out of the ruins.