A POWERFUL earthquake has rocked Turkey as it destroyed buildings and triggered a tsunami that swept through coastal towns. The quake registered a 7.0 of the Richter scale and had its epicentre 11 miles north of the island of Greek island Samos off the coast of Turkey. At least 20 buildings in Izmir, a Turkish city with a population of 4.4million, are said to have collapsed, Mayor Tunc Soyer told CNN Turk. Rescue efforts are already underway as scores of people are feared dead - but there no official figures on victims. The emergency authority said it sent search and...
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