News ID: 264817
Published: 0848 GMT January 25, 2020

Iran regrets deadly quake in Turkey

Iran regrets deadly quake in Turkey

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi expressed grief over Friday night's deadly earthquake in Turkey and sympathized with the bereaved families and the Turkish Government.

In his message, Mousavi deeply regretted over the Turkish tremor which claimed the lives of people, injured them and damaged their properties, IRNA reported.

An earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked eastern Turkey on Friday night.

The earthquake was also felt in Diyarbakır, Şırnak, Mardin, Şanlıurfa and Samsun provinces.

Based on the Turkish medical centers' reports, the Friday quake has killed 19 people and injured 772 more.

Turkish disaster management organization said that some 30 other people are still missing.


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