At least 18 people were killed and more than 600 injured Friday after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the eastern Turkish province of Elazig, according to authorities.


MALATYA, TURKEY – JANUARY 24: Teams conduct a search and rescue operations for survivors of a collapsed building in Doganyol district of Malatya province after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted eastern Turkish province of Elazig on January 24, 2020. ( Orhan Yoldaş – Anadolu Agency )

The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said 13 people were killed in Elazig province, 4 in Malatya and one in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey. 


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