Putin, Erdogan expressed his condolences with the victims of the earthquake

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Vladimir Putin sent to the President of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan a telegram of condolence in connection with victims of the earthquake in the Turkish province of elazığ.

“Russia shares the pain and grief of those who lost their loved ones in the Wake of this disaster, and hope for the speedy recovery of all victims,” – said in a telegram posted on the Kremlin website.

According to the latest data, the earthquake killed at least 21 people, more than 1 thousand have suffered.

a Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in Turkey at 20:55 on January 24. Seismoisolation were recorded in the district of the city of Sivrice at 20:55. Its epicenter lies at a depth of 7 kilometers.

the interior Ministry in the country said that the accident was destroyed the provincial building. It was also reported about the recording of aftershocks greater than 5 points.

January 11, an earthquake occurred in the Istanbul suburb of Silivri. The epicenter was located in the waters of the sea of Marmara.

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