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CCTV footage filmed by Reuters showed people scrambling to leave a Bodrum cafe after a powerful earthquake struck early on Friday (July 21). Read more...
A deadly 6.7-magnitude undersea quake hit the Greek holiday island of Kos and the Turkish resort of Bodrum on Friday, injuring hundreds in areas abuzz with nightlife.
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By Vassilis Triandafyllou and Tuvan Gumrukcu KOS, Greece/ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed two people on the Greek holiday island of Kos in the early hours of Friday, sending tourists fleeing into the streets, and causing disruption in the nearby Turkish tourist hub of Bodrum. Show More Summary
KOS, GreeceA powerful overnight earthquake shook holiday resorts in Greece and Turkey, injuring nearly 500 people and leaving two tourists dead on the Greek island of Kos, where revelers at a bar were crushed in a building collapse.
The Greek Island of Kos was rocked by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake at 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning. It sent tourists and locals into a panic with many injuries reported when people tried to flee collapsing buildings. Some even jumped out of windows to try and get to safety. Show More Summary
The powerful quake left at least two people dead on the Greek resort island of Kos during peak tourist season.
Nearly 500 people were injured after a 6.5-magnitude earthquake shook the Greek island of Kos and the Aegean coast of Turkey.
Earthquake hits off coast of Greek islands and Turkey Two tourists killed on Kos and more than 200 injured Another 360 hurt in Turkish resort of Bodrum 6.7-magnitude quake triggers small tsunami Panic as building crashes down on tourists...Show More Summary
The 6.5-magnitude quake rattled Turkey's Aegean coast as well, but Kos was nearest to the epicenter
At least two people were killed on the Greek island of Kos Friday when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the popular summer resort holiday destinations of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey. The epicentreShow More Summary
Gary Taylor, 51, of Devon, said Thomson had refused to refund a £2,800 holiday to Kos he is due to take his family on next week because they claimed the earthquake-hit island was safe.
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The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A top Turkish official has named the Turkish national killed in … Click to Continue »
A 22-year-old Swede and a 39-year-old Turk died when a bar collapsed on the Greek island of Kos. The temblor also damaged the Turkish resort of Bodrum.
A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging older and historic buildings and the main port. Authorities say at least two people are dead, and dozens injured. (July 21)
Almost 80 people were injured in the Turkish resort of Bodrum after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and the Aegean coast of Turkey, local media reported Friday. Many of the injuries were caused by people jumping out of building windows and falling after reacting in panic to the overnight quake, NTV broadcaster said. Show More Summary